Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Congressman Brett Guthrie announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development office is awarding a $258,000 grant and a $1,032,000 loan to the Edmonson County Water District.
This investment from the USDA will be used to construct approximately 4.5 miles of water lines that will interconnect with existing lines and to install new hydrants and leak detection meters.
“I am excited to announce this water development investment for Edmonson County,” said Guthrie. “This grant and loan package will help connect 25 new customers to the water system and will improve service for more than 10,400 Edmonson County residents. This is great news for Edmonson County, and I congratulate the Edmonson County Water District on receiving this competitive award.”