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USDA RD Participates in Groundbreaking for Water Expansion Project in Godwin

Name
Robert Kerns
City
Godwin
Release Date
Oct 28, 2022

GODWIN, N.C., October 28, 2022 – USDA Rural Development State Director Reginald Speight participated in a groundbreaking ceremony in Godwin today. 
Rural Development invested $2.4 million in Water and Wastewater loans and grants to extend Godwin’s water system to areas outside its corporate limits. 
The project includes:
• Installation of approximately 33 thousand linear feet of water line and various meters, hydrants and valves.

• Connection to the Eastover Sanitary District and Harnett County Water Systems.   

“Having the most up-to-date technology for rural residents reaches across numerous areas,” said Speight. “We are assisting Godwin deliver and monitor the water they provide to their citizens. The Biden-Harris administration is committed to Americans having quality living conditions in all parts of our country.”   

Background

Under the Biden-Harris Administration, Rural Development provides loans and grants to help expand economic opportunities, create jobs and improve the quality of life for millions of Americans in rural areas. This assistance supports infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community facilities such as schools, public safety and health care; and high-speed internet access in rural, Tribal and high-poverty areas. For more information, visit www.rd.usda.gov. If you’d like to subscribe to USDA Rural Development updates, visit our GovDelivery subscriber page.
USDA touches the lives of all Americans each day in so many positive ways. Under the Biden-Harris Administration, USDA is transforming America’s food system with a greater focus on more resilient local and regional food production, promoting competition and fairer markets for all producers, ensuring access to safe, healthy and nutritious food in all communities, building new markets and streams of income for farmers and producers using climate-smart food and forestry practices, making historic investments in infrastructure and clean energy capabilities in rural America, and committing to equity across the Department by removing systemic barriers and building a workforce more representative of America. To learn more, visit www.usda.gov.

 

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