SCHUMER ANNOUNCES OVER $1.5 MILLION IN USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN COMING TO CARLTON; INVESTMENT WILL HELP EXPAND DRINKING WATER SERVICE TO CARLTON RESIDENTS
Schumer Announces $1,534,000 Coming To Carlton Through USDA Rural Development Loan, Investment Will Expand Water Service to 87 Additional Carlton Residents Schumer: Investment Will Expand Access to Drinking Water and Improve Quality of Life for This Rural Community
Today, United States Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Town of Carlton is set to receive a $1,534,000 Water and Waste Disposal Loan through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. Specifically, the Town of Carlton will use this loan to expand drinking water service to 87 new customers in three locations in the Town of Carlton. Carlton has a townwide water district serving 1,300 residences.
"Our rural communities are the heart and soul of New York," said Schumer. "Making sure that their essential public facilities, like water systems, are appropriately available, equipped and upgraded will continue to be one of my top priorities. With this loan, Carlton will be able to expand access to drinking water service, all while improving the quality of life for those rural residents."
USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Their financial programs support such essential public facilities and services as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities and electric and telephone service. USDA RD promotes economic development by supporting loans to businesses through banks, credit unions and communitymanaged lending pools, and offers technical assistance and information to help agricultural producers and cooperatives get started and improve the effectiveness of their operations. Additionally, USDA Rural Development provides technical assistance to help communities undertake community empowerment programs.
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