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“This is one of the biggest, if not the biggest project Floresville has been involved in.”
Floresville Mayor Cissy Gonzalez-Dippel was describing the city’s wastewater treatment plant and wastewater collection line upgrades project.
The project was made possible by a $1.79 million grant and a $7.49 million loan from the USDA Rural Development Program, in addition to the city’s direct contribution of $180,000.
“A community this size can’t prosper without an adequate water system,” U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) State Director Edd Hargett said.