Rhode Island gets $22M for water improvement projects

JANET COIT, director of the state Department of Environmental Management, said Rhode Island will use the nearly $21 million in federal grants for an array of water improvements projects / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
JANET COIT, director of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, said Rhode Island will use the nearly $22 million in federal grants for an array of water improvements projects. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has received nearly $22 million in federal grants for drinking water and wastewater improvement projects, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday. The money went to the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, which will work with state agencies to fund local projects that address “high-priority water quality and health-based concerns,” the EPA…

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