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$3.2 million granted for water upgrades in Ripley and Mannington

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $3,229,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the City of Ripley and the City of Mannington.

The funding will support wastewater treatment plant improvements and water meter upgrades in Jackson and Marion counties.

These federal awards are two of the Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS) requests Manchin secured on behalf of West Virginia through the Fiscal Year 2023 funding bill.

“I’m pleased the EPA is investing more than $3.2 million in upgrading water and wastewater infrastructure in Ripley and Mannington. The funding announced today will support vital water infrastructure upgrades in both cities, and I look forward to seeing the positive impacts of the investments,” said Manchin.