The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority has approved of more than 3-point-5 million dollars in grants for wastewater system improvements in Grove City. The city will use the funding to demolish an existing facility and to build a three-cell stabilization pond system and force main.
The PFA awarded the project a $3.13 million grant from the Water Infrastructure Fund and a $380,485 grant from the Point Source Implementation Grant Program. The project also received a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development loan of $4.13 million and grant of $1.95 million.
Shawntera Hardy, who chairs the PFA board and is commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says the Public Facilities Authority is committed to protecting water quality and the environment throughout Minnesota, and says they are making sure communities like Grove City have safe water which requires strong infrastructure and vigilance.