Twelve rural Indiana communities will share more than $8 million (€6.5 million) in federal grants to improve their water systems.
Lt Gov Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced the grants last week.
“These grants are vital to Indiana’s economic success as these projects should improve the quality of life in these rural communities,” Crouch told AP News.
The state distributes grants to rural communities to help them with projects such as infrastructure improvement, public facilities and economic development.
Lawrenceburg, Sullivan and Edinburgh are receiving $600,000 (€488,000) each for flood drainage improvements.
Beech Grove is getting $600,000 (€488,000) for wastewater improvements. Carbon, Dana, Lapel, Leavenworth, New Market, Thorntown and Putnam County are getting $700,000 (€570,000) each for improvements.
Spurgeon was awarded $700,000 (€570,000) to construct a wastewater system.
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