Funding fact sheet: May 11
Funds committed for projects
ALBERTA – On April 27, the council for Alberta’s Sturgeon Council approved $4.4 million in funding to repair a number of local roadways while also addressing some key drainage issues. The drainage projects will take place in the area of Township Road 555A, as well as subdivisions in Sturgeon Valley.
TEXAS – The Texas General Land Office has approved $25.2 million in hurricane recovery grants, which will include the improvement of drainage facilities across four municipalities in Southeastern Texas. The most significant damage to drainage systems was found in Rose City, which will receive $2 million for drainage improvements in order to allow stormwater to drain more effectively from the area. More information on the initiative can be found here.
LOUISIANA – Lafayette City Council has approved $5.85 million for three drainage projects in the city to help alleviate damage from the area’s 2016 flood. Of the money, $2 million will go toward creating detention ponds, while the remaining money will go toward removing the spoil bank along the Vermilion River.
Applications for funding
ALABAMA – The city of Dora stated at an April 9 meeting that it will look at applying for grants to improve drainage in the area.