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Millions coming to Yates County from State of New York

Yates County projects that will receive funding through the Regional Economic Development awards announced by New York State Dec. 18:

Abtex Corporation, Dresden: $100,000 for installation of new equipment and process optimization. Abtex will be adding several technical positions while looking to offer new products and expand their market share.

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Keuka Lake Hotel, Penn Yan (Hampton Inn): $500,000 for the construction of a new 300-seat banquet/conference addition, which will include a new kitchen, lounge/bar area, meeting rooms, and fitness center.

Village of Dundee: $268,000 for improvements to its wastewater treatment plant. This project will improve the water quality of Big Stream and Seneca Lake, and address a possible source of harmful algal blooms.

Village of Dundee: $1 million to upgrade the village wastewater treatment plant

Village of Penn Yan: $5,600 to complete an engineering report to add disinfection to the wastewater treatment process. The study will investigate implementing ultra-violet disinfection and disinfection with chlorine.

Yates County: $22,500 to explore the feasibility of forming a unified water system cooperative of non-community and private water producers into a consolidated county-wide public water supply system to ease operations and promote economic growth.

Village of Rushville: Two grants of $1 million each to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant and sewer improvements. This project will provide disinfection to the wastewater and reduce untreated combined sewer overflow discharges to West River, a tributary to Canandaigua Lake.

Village of Rushville: $523,848 to install an ultraviolet disinfection system to the wastewater treatment facility to fully treat the effluent, which reduces environmental contamination.

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