Federal grant helps Sterling bring water service to 100 residences

A grant from the United States Department of Agriculture for more than $3 million will help the town of Sterling create a new water district, extending service to approximately 100 more residences, according to a release.

The USDA’s Office of Rural Development recently approved a $3.32 million grant that, combined with a loan of $2.01 million, will allow the town to construct a new water tower, according to a release from C2AE, the Syracuse-based engineering firm that assisted the town in applying for the grant.

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