May 02 2007

Graham and DeMint Announce More Than $1 Million in Federal Funds for McCormick County Sewer Project

WASHINGTON-  U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint today announced McCormick County will receive a $463,600 grant and a $627,000 loan to provide sewer service to the Plum Branch area and National Guard Training Facility.

The funds will be used for the installation of two pump stations and 34,375 linear feet of force main. 

The grant and loan were awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as part of the agency's merit-based or competitive allocation process.  The South Carolina National Guard is also contributing $500,000 to the total cost of the project.