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Seneca Falls cashes in on state grant funding for water infrastructure

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Seneca Falls will receive a total of $6,840,000, which includes $5,130,000 in short-term, interest-free financing and a $1,710,000 WIIA grant. This funding is dedicated to the development and implementation of a new excess flow tank at the Seneca Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant, covering the project’s planning, design, and construction stages.


Governor Hochul emphasized New York State’s commitment to providing the necessary resources for communities to address crucial water infrastructure projects, thereby preventing potential health risks and exposure. The Environmental Facilities Corporation Board-approved grants and financing will spur even larger local investments, ensuring access to clean and safe water for communities across the state.

State officials highlighted the importance of clean drinking water as a cornerstone of a healthy community. He applauded Governor Hochul’s announcement, stressing that the investments made will guarantee more New Yorkers have access to the highest quality drinking water available.