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City of Hinesville awarded $300,000 grant for water reuse infrastructure
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ATLANTA - As part of Governor Sonny Perdue's vision for sustainable economic development, Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority Executive Director Chris Clark announced the approval of a Georgia Fund water reuse grant of $300,000 for the city of Hinesville.  The grant, approved by the GEFA Executive Committee, will help finance construction of reuse water distribution lines to provide irrigation at county facilities, the Cherokee Rose Country Club and Fort Stewart.
"Infrastructure improvements increase the quality of life for Georgia citizens, and they help cities and counties create jobs and promote economic development," Perdue said. "I'm pleased this investment is being made in water reuse infrastructure."
"The Georgia Fund program is a tangible commitment by Governor Perdue and the General Assembly to assist local governments across the state with their efforts to provide clean water and sewer improvements," Clark said. "In addition to the public's health and safety, these projects are critical to communities across Georgia and to their ability to prosper economically."
Clark expressed appreciation to Governor Perdue, Senate President Pro Tempore Eric Johnson, Senator Tommie Williams and State Representative Al Williams for their support.  He credited Governor Perdue's commitment to helping Georgia cities and counties finance infrastructure development as one of the main contributors to GEFA's success.  The General Assembly approved grant funding totaling $500,000 in the 2007 legislative session for water reuse projects in Chatham, Effingham, Liberty, Bryan and Glynn Counties to reduce pressure on the Floridian Aquifer.
GEFA helps communities prepare for economic growth and development by providing low interest loans and grants.  The Georgia Fund is a state funded program administered by GEFA for water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure projects.  The program has maximum flexibility and accessibility, and offers fast loan and grant approvals.  The Georgia Fund provides loans and grants to local governments for projects such as water and sewer lines, treatment plants, pumping stations, wells, water storage tanks and water meters.  Low interest loans from this program range from $20,000 to $50 million.
Cities and counties interested in more information regarding the Georgia Fund program should visit or call 404-584-1000.

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