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Clay Rural Water System receives EPA award for water supply improvements
Release Date: 06/20/2007
Contact Information: Brian Friel, 303-312-6277, firstname.lastname@example.org
(Denver, Colo. -- June 20, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today presented a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) award to the Clay Rural Water System in Union County, S.D., for improvements to the water supply for its customers.
“The Clay Rural Water System project will increase service reliability and water quality and is an excellent example of sound asset management," said EPA Region 8 Administrator Robert E. Roberts. “This EPA award recognizes exceptional creativity in designing projects that promote sustainability and protect public health."
The Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended in 1996, established the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program to make funds available to drinking water systems to finance infrastructure improvements. The program also emphasizes providing funds to small and disadvantaged communities and to programs that encourage pollution prevention as a tool for ensuring safe drinking water.
For more information please visit our Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Web site.