Block Island Times

Water project may get some federal relief

Water Supt. John Breunig was feeling some sense of relief when he was able to tell the members of the Water Commission that federal grant and loan opportunities may fund up to 45 percent of an upcoming $2.2 million water main project.
Breunig’s continued concern is how such a large project will impact the Water Company’s debt service, which he said would be doubled.
The project is to replace a water main on High Street and Payne Road, which he described in a letter to the Town Council as “the most crucial part

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