Shimkus Announces USDA Loan and Grant Awarded to Rural Wabash County Water District
WASHINGTON –Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) announced today that Rural Wabash County Water District was awarded a USDA Rural Development loan of $308,000 and a grant of $85,000.
The funds will be used to pay for the interconnection from the existing rural water system to South Lawrence Water Corp. This will provide another source of potable water to customers of the Rural Wabash County Water District and sufficient potable water with acceptable pressures to customers.
“I congratulate the Rural Wabash County Water District on being awarded funds for this project,” Shimkus said. “Loans and grants from the USDA make necessary development projects possible for rural communities. My office can assist with rural development grants as well as any other federal grant program application.”