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Silver City gets nearly $1 million for wastewater plant improvements

Release Date: 03/02/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Anthony Suttice at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – March 1, 2009) The Environmental Protection agency has awarded $967,900 to the town of Silver City, New Mexico, to improve wastewater treatment and processing facilities within Grant County. Projects for this grant award includes rehabilitating aeration basins and retrofitting aerate digesters. Additional activities involved in the project include upgrading preliminary treatment facilities, constructing a countywide septic receiving station for processing, and treating the wastewater.

Additional information on EPA’s Water Program: http://www.epa.gov/region6/water/index.htm

More about activities in EPA Region 6: http://www.epa.gov/region6

EPA audio file is available for 30 days at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/audio.htm#audio030109_nmtsc

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