Public Facilities Authority awards nearly $191 million to clean up Minnesota waterways

The PFA grants and loans help maintain and build waterways for future business and economic growth.

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Image: Courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
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The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority says $191 million in grants and loans will be given for water and infrastructure projects in 29 Minnesota communities.

The Department of Employment and Economic Development made the announcement on Tuesday, Nov. 22.

“PFA grants are an important tool that help maintain and build our waterways for future business and economic growth,” PFA chair and Commissioner of the Department of Employment and Economic Development Steve Grove said in a statement. “Congratulations to these cities and counties on their awards, which will lead to economic growth across the state.”

Visit here to view a list of the communities awarded the grants.

According to the PFA, the majority of the funding came directly from the PFA’s Clean Water and Drinking Water revolving loan funds, and grants from the Water Infrastructure Fund and Point Source Implementation Grants programs.

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