CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council announced funding for four water and two sewer projects at its meeting on Feb. 1. Details for the projects are listed below.
City of Cameron – The council approved a $853,024 grant to the City of Cameron in Marshall County to extend water service to 19 homes along Green Valley Road.
Town of Davis – The council approved a $200,000 design loan to the Town of Davis in Tucker County for its $6 million sewer system improvements project.
Town of East Bank – The council approved a $740,000 grant to the Town of East Bank in Kanawha County for a project to abandon a broken sewer line under the railroad and redirect the flow from the pump station to discharge at another location in the collection system.
Hughes River Water Board – The council approved a $524,400 grant to the Hughes River Water Board in Ritchie County for construction of a new water storage tank. This grant, along with money from the Ritchie County Commission and other funding programs, provides $1.8 million for the project.
Lincoln County PSD – The council approved a $665,000 grant to the Lincoln County PSD for the replacement of the Alum Creek Water Storage Tank. This grant, along with money from the Drinking Water Treatment Revolving Fund and the county commission, provides $1.4 million for the project.
Town of Worthington – The council approved a $1 million grant to the Town of Worthington for improvements on two water storage tanks and the replacement of water mains and meters on the system. This grant, along with money from the DWTRF, provides $3.7 million for the project.
The council also approved technical reviews and requests to pursue funding for an additional 10 sewer and water projects. The approval of these reviews and requests helps cities, municipalities and public service districts save taxpayer money and keep their water and sewer projects moving. The 10 projects found to be technically feasible and approved to pursue funding are listed below.
• Cool Ridge Flat Top PSD water service extension to 34 homes along Ellison Ridge and Joe Cooper Farm Roads estimated to cost $5.2 million
• City of Glen Dale water treatment plant improvements estimated to cost $2.6 million
• Lincoln County PSD water system improvements estimated to cost $10.1 million
• Logan County PSD sewer extension to 223 homes along Mud Fork estimated to cost $7.8 million
• Lubeck PSD water service extension to 35 homes along New England Ridge Road estimated to cost $2.6 million
• City of New Martinsville AAA Mobile Home Park water system replacement estimated to cost $2.2 million
• City of New Martinsville AAA Mobile Home Park sewer system replacement estimated to cost $2.7 million
• City of Ranson storm sewer at W Beltline Ave and S George St estimated to cost $2.9 million
• Town of Terra Alta water system improvements estimated to cost $3.4 million
• Town of Wardensville sewer system improvements estimated to cost $4 million