FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 19, 2017

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MoDNR awards $37,839 to the village of Benton City to evaluate wastewater treatment upgrades

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 19, 2017 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded a $37,839 Small Community Engineering Assistance Program grant to the village of Benton City to evaluate wastewater treatment upgrades.

The village will use the grant funds to develop a facility plan, for planning purposes, to evaluate how the wastewater system will respond to potential future requirements. The facility plan is estimated to cost $47,299 and is expected to be completed in spring 2019.

The Department of Natural Resources is committed to working with communities to assist with water and wastewater infrastructure improvement projects. The department’s Water Protection Financial Assistance Center assists with funding for communities with water quality, wastewater and drinking water infrastructure needs.

For more information, visit http://dnr.mo.gov/env/wpp/srf.

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