The grants will allow for the construction of the facility without further debt acquisitions. The city had already obtained a low-interest loan through the stateâ€™s Public Works Trust Fund. Toledo is one of the top five beneficiaries for Clean Water project funds this year.
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Programs that preserve and protect water resources. Ground Water Protection; Home Water Use Surveys; Wastewater Management; Water Conservation Enforcement; Water Conservation Kits; Water Waste Reporting; Well Head Protection
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