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West Virginia Water, Wastewater Projects Receive Federal Aid

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Five water and wastewater projects in West Virginia are receiving financial help from the federal government.

The projects are among 141 nationwide awarded loans or grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the funding on Monday.

Elkins received a $6 million loan to improve its water system. Welch was awarded a $1 million loan and an $881,000 grant for a waterline project.

A $1.7 million loan and a $750,000 grant were awarded to the Logan County Public Service District for a sewer project. The Cottageville Public Service District received a $719,000 loan and a $936,000 grant for a sewer project.

The Mingo County Public Service District received a $500,000 grant to address flooding.


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