Shea-Porter Announces More Than $8 Million to Protect North Conway's Sewer System

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced that the North Conway Water Precinct will receive $8,190,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development’s Water and Environmental Program. This program provides loans and grants to ensure that the necessary investments are made in water and wastewater infrastructure to deliver safe drinking water and protect the environment in rural areas. The funding comes in the form of a $4,255,000 grant and a $3,935,000 loan made possible by the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

“I am pleased that we are investing in environmentally sound rural infrastructure,” said Congresswoman Shea-Porter. “This funding will ensure that the residents of North Conway will continue to have safe drinking water.”