Pure Sources Fee points $141 million for water tasks throughout Arkansas
The Arkansas Division of Agriculture’s Pure Sources Fee has allotted $140.9 million for six water and wastewater tasks within the state.
The tasks will affect about 391,000 state residents.
The Bayou Meto Water District in Lonoke County, obtained a $5 million grant from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to put in ten pumping stations. These stations will transfer water by way of underground pipes to non-riparian farms considerably lowering the usage of groundwater.
The White River Regional Irrigation District in Prairie County, obtained a $5 million grant from the ARPA to construct 5 county highway crossings over a ten-mile canal phase at present beneath building.
The Beaver Water District in Benton County, obtained a $125.686 million mortgage from the Ingesting Water State Revolving Mortgage Fund to assemble a 60-inch diameter pipeline offering water to a big pump station.
The Horsehead Water Customers Affiliation, in Johnson County, obtained a $2.5 million mortgage from the Ingesting Water State Revolving Mortgage Fund to improve the water system.
The town of Monticello in Drew County obtained a $2.3 million mortgage from the Clear Water State Revolving Fund to relocate the sewer assortment system.