Shelby County granted $600,000 for water system improvements

Staff report

CYNTHIAN TOWNSHIP — Shelby County was just granted a $600,000 grant to make improvements to the water system in Cynthian Township.

The grant is through the Residential Public Infrastructure Program and funded by the Community Development Block Grant.

With the grant money, the county will install approximately 32,857 linear feet of sewer line, 52 manholes, 11 pumps, and one flow meter. The project also will provide tap-in assistance to 59 households. The project will benefit 85 households in the area.

“Reliable and safe water systems are integral to providing Ohioans with a strong quality of life,” said David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency.

The Residential Public Infrastructure Program is administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency’s Office of Community Development.

Staff report