"I believe our Nation must continue making investments until we reach a time when every faucet flows as expected, with clean, clear, and drinkable water, but that takes money," said Rahall, noting that most small communities cannot generate sufficient funding to underwrite such major projects. "These kinds of infrastructure improvements create jobs during construction, often leverage private-sector investment, and help to ensure a solid foundation for future business development."
Rahall joined in celebrating the initial construction of phase one of the three-phase project to replace failing water systems throughout
"Whether it is fighting to fund
To help address long-term needs for modern water and sewer projects in
"You have my pledge to keep defending the vital federal tools we need to repair and rebuild our Nation's infrastructure. The return of dividends on these prudent Federal investments in local economies and a community's quality of life are too great to do anything less," Rahall told those attending the groundbreaking.
Rahall recognized the work of the local PSD members, including Chairman
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