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WV IJDC announces $40 million in funding for sewer and water projects around state

West Virginia Press Association

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council announced $40 million in funding for sewer and water projects around the state at its meeting on June 5. Details for the projects are listed below.

Hancock County Public Service District (PSD)
The council approved a $6.5 million grant to the Hancock County PSD for improvements to its sewer system and improvements to the Newell system. These funds, along with funds from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Hancock County Commission and other funding programs, provide $25.6 million for these projects.

City of Kenova
The council approved a $165,000 grant and a $2.6 million loan to the city of Kenova in Wayne County for improvements to its water system. These funds, along with funds from the U.S. Economic Development Authority (USEDA), the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the Wayne County Commission and other funding programs, provide $8.6 million for this project.

Town of Masontown
The council approved a $602,500 grant to the town of Masontown in Preston County for improvements to its Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). These funds, along with funds from the CWSRF and Preston County Commission, provide $1.3 million for this project.

Mingo County PSD
The council approved a $500,000 grant to the Mingo County PSD for improvements to its Chattaroy sewer system. These funds, along with funds from the USACE, the CWSRF and other funding programs, provide $5.9 million for this project.

Town of Paw Paw
The council approved a $1 million grant to the town of Paw Paw in Morgan County for improvements to its water system. These funds, along with funds from the Drinking Water Treatment Revolving Fund (DWTRF), provide $3.7 million for this project.

Town of Pineville
The council approved a $1 million grant and $632,000 loan to the town of Pineville in Wyoming County for improvements to its water system and an extension to Brenton and Baileysville to serve 254 homes. These funds, along with funds from the DWTRF, the USEDA, the Abandoned Mine Lands (AML), the Wyoming County Commission, the town of Pineville and other funding programs, provide $18.3 million for these projects.

Tomlinson PSD
The council approved a $403,643 grant to the Tomlinson PSD in Hancock County for improvements to the Newell water system. These funds, along with funds from the DWTRF, the Hancock County Commission and other funding programs, provide $12.7 million for this project.

City of Weirton
The council approved a $165,000 grant and a $14.7 million loan to the city of Weirton in Hancock County for improvements to its Water Treatment Plant (WTP). These funds, along with funds from the Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS), CDS Match, the Hancock County Commission, the city of Weirton and other funding programs, provide $44.3 million for this project.

Town of West Union
The council approved a $1 million grant to the town of West Union for improvements to its water system. These funds, along with funds from the DWTRF, the Doddridge County Commission, the town of West Union and other funding programs, provide $24.5 million for this project.

Big Bend PSD
The council approved a $454,000 grant to the Big Bend PSD in Summers County for improvements to its sewer system. These funds, along with funds from the CWSRF, provide $2.8 million for this project.

Town of Capon Bridge
The council approved a $875,000 grant to the town of Capon Bridge in Hampshire County for improvements to its sewer system. These funds, along with funds from the CWSRF, provide $1.8 million for this project.

Central Hampshire PSD
The council approved a $1 million grant to the Central Hampshire PSD in Hampshire County for improvements to its sewer system. These funds, along with funds from the USDA, the CWSRF, the Hampshire County Commission and other funding programs, provide $9.9 million for this project.

Town of Grant Town
The council approved a $1 million grant to the town of Grant Town in Marion County for improvements to its water system. These funds, along with funds from the DWTRF, provide $2.6 million for this project.

Greater Harrison PSD
The council approved a $1 million grant and $7.2 million loan to the Greater Harrison PSD in Harrison County for a sewer extension to 415 homes in or near the community of Quiet Dell. These funds, along with funds from CWSRF, Harrison County Commission and other funding programs, provide $25 million for this project.

City of Kingwood
The council approved a $500,000 grant to the city of Kingwood in Preston County for improvements to its sewer system. These funds, along with funds from the USACE, the CWSRF, the city of Kingwood and other funding programs, provide $7.7 million for this project.

Logan County PSD
The council approved a $200,000 grant and $200,000 loan to the Logan County PSD for a telemetry system replacement on its water system.

Town of Nutter Fort
The council approved a $1 million grant to the town of Nutter Fort in Harrison County for a sewer extension to 100 homes in or near the community of Chub Run. These funds, along with funds from CWSRF and other funding programs, provide $5.5 million for this project.

City of Pennsboro
The council approved a $1 million grant to the city of Pennsboro for improvements to its water system. These funds, along with funds from DWTRF and other funding programs, provide $5.5 million for this project.

Sun Valley PSD
The council approved a $500,000 grant to the Sun Valley PSD in Harrison County for an extension of sewer service to 295 homes in Marion and Fletcher Heights. These funds, along with funds from CWSRF and other funding programs, provide $5 million for this project.

City of Wheeling
The council approved a $3 million loan to the city of Wheeling in Ohio County for rehabilitation of its sewer system due to flooding.

Other Business
The council also approved technical reviews and requests to pursue funding for an additional five sewer and water projects. The approval of these reviews and requests helps cities, municipalities and public service districts save taxpayer money and keep their projects moving. The five projects found to be technically feasible and approved to pursue funding are listed below.

  • Buffalo Creek PSD: Greeville/Landville extension and WWTP improvements project estimated to cost $14.5 million
  • Flatwoods Canoe Run PSD: Water system improvements project estimated to cost $2.4 million
  • Town of Terra Alta:Water system improvements project estimated to cost $2 million
  • Town of Worthington: Water system improvements project estimated to cost $4.8 million
  • City of Thomas: Water system improvements project estimated to cost $5.5 million

About the West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council
The WV IJDC was created by the West Virginia Legislature in 1994 to serve as a funding clearinghouse for water and wastewater projects around the state. Gov. Jim Justice serves as council chairman, with Senior Advisor Ann Urling serving as his designee.

The council will meet again on July 3. For more information, visit wvinfrastructure.com.

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