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Tennessee to receive nearly $11 million in federal funds for clean water projects

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The state of Tennessee will receive more than $10.89 million from the Clean Water State Revolving Funds (CWSRF) appropriations, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Tennessee will receive more than $10,897,000 to help communities upgrade essential wastewater and stormwater systems to protect public health and treasured water bodies. The funds are part of $755 million in funds to be distributed across the nation in 2023 and part of the second wave of $2.4 billion EPA announced for clean water infrastructure upgrades through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in February.