Feb 20, 2009

EPA Awards Fayetteville, Ark., $286,000 for Sewer Rehabilitation

Money will fund rehabilitation of sanitary sewer manholes and sewer lines

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $286,000 to the city of Fayetteville, Ark., to rehabilitate sanitary sewer manholes and sewer lines.

Based on information gathered in the sanitary sewer evaluation study in southern Fayetteville, approximately 850 manholes and 175,000 liner feet of sewer line are subject for repair and rehabilitation. Methods used for project implementation involve open-cut replacement, cured-in-place piping and pipe bursting methods.

Additional information on EPA grants is available at: www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm.