Village of Waterbury Receives $20,000 from USDA to Help to Develop a Preliminary Engineering Report

Vicki Schurman
Release Date
May 18, 2015

USDA Rural Development has awarded $20,000 to the Village of Waterbury to develop a Preliminary Engineering Report on the village’s municipal water system and sewer system.

“USDA will fund the Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) that will be conducted in accordance with the Water/Wastewater Common Preapplication Guide and in consultation with the USDA Rural Development Nebraska State Engineer,” said Community Programs Specialist Janice Stopak, USDA Rural Development.

The PER is being funded through the Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households (SEARCH) program.  For more information visit or contact Community Programs Specialist Janice Stopak at 402-437-5743 or

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