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Posted 11/27/2018

Release no. 18-073


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ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its 2019 Work Plan Wednesday, Nov. 21, which included $3.1 million in funding for a sewer project in northeastern Minnesota.

The Water and Sewer System Improvement Project is located in Isle, Minnesota. The project, which is covered under the Corps’ Environmental Infrastructure Assistance Program, will improve the city’s water distribution and sanitary sewer collection systems.

The project is currently in the design phase. The $3.1 million in federal funding through the Corps’ Environmental Infrastructure Program, also known in Northeastern Minnesota as the Section 569 program, will provide the federal funds needed to complete the project.

The work plan listing the amounts provided to various programs, projects and activities for each of the five appropriations accounts can be found at: http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Budget.aspx.

The nearly 650 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. Through the St. Paul District Fiscal Year 2018 $106 million budget, nearly 1,700 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional economy as well as $163 million to the national economy. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.

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Environmental Infrastructure Assistance Program; Isle Minnesota sewer system