Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development: PFA Approves Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects

EXCERPT: “The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) approved $7.06 million in loans and grants for water infrastructure projects in six Minnesota communities. Funding was approved for projects in Lowry, Eden Valley, Rice Lake, Mankato, Courtland and Pemberton. ‘Communities across Minnesota face serious water-quality challenges,’ said Governor Mark Dayton. ‘This funding supports improvements that will give residents of Lowry, Eden Valley, Rice Lake, Mankato, Courtland, Pemberton, and neighboring Greater Minnesota communities access to the safe drinking water they deserve.’ ‘PFA funding is an investment that contributes to livability and growth in small towns across Minnesota,’ said Shawntera Hardy, who chairs the PFA board and is commissioner of DEED. ‘These projects will provide a safe and reliable source of water for local residents and businesses.'” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2LK8dsL