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Jeanerette gets $2.5M loan for water improvements

5 years ago Tuesday, December 29, 2009 12:43:18 PM CST December 29, 2009 Tuesday, December 29 2009 Dec 29, 2009 in News
Source: Associated Press

The city of Jeanerette is getting a federal loan for nearly $2.5 million to improve its water system.

The money is among nearly $117 million in stimulus grants and loans for water and environmental projects announced Tuesday by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

The grants and loans are a are part of the USDA Rural Development's Water and Environmental Program, which provides money to ensure necessary investments to provide safe drinking water and protect
the environment in rural areas.

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