FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello announced Friday the Mulkeytown Water District has received a $330,000 water and waste disposal loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Office of Rural Development.
The loan will be used to relocate about three miles of the water district's existing main along Illinois Highway 14. Cosetllo said this will allow the Illinois Department of Transportation to proceed with its plans to widen the highway.
"A reliable water system greatly improves the quality of life," said Costello, "and I will continue to support efforts to provide our cities and towns the resources to serve the needs of their residents and businesses."
Costello said the USDA funds help communities meet their pressing water infrastructure needs.
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