Frederick County Receives Federal Funds For Wastewater Upgrade

The money will replace an ‘expired sewage pumping station.’                                        


Washington DC (KM) Some federal money is coming to Frederick County to upgrade the local wastewater infrastructure. The offices of Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressman Jaime Raskin say $2.820,000 is being awarded to replace the expired sewage pumping station in Emmitsburg.

The new facility will prevent future contamination of Tom’s Creek and the Monocacy River,. the lawmakers say..

The Town of Emmitsburg was awarded $833,000 in grant money from the federal government and approved for a loan of $1,987,000. The money comes from the US Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development as part of the Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants Program. .


By Kevin McManus