Governor Gives State Funding To Help Local Water Conservation Projects

Photo: Manfred Antranias Zimmer

ALBANY – New York State’s Governor says several local water conservation projects will receive state funding to address water quality challenges.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says that more than $16 million has been awarded to support projects around the state.

He says more than 90 farms will benefit from the funding.

Locally, the Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District will receive $193,000 to work with farms in the Conewango Creek Watershed.

The group also is expected to receive $206,000 to work with a farm in the Clymer Pond Watershed and $56,000 to work with farms in the Lake Erie Watershed.


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