Fri. Sep 20th, 2019

FORT SUMNER WILL RECEIVE $25,000 FOR WATER PROJECT

FORT SUMNER (KSMX)- Three water projects in New Mexico will benefit from federal grant funding.

Reported by the Associated Press, The Bureau of Reclamation says the projects will share more than $120,000 being distributed as part of the WaterSMART program. Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman says the cost-shared funding provides an opportunity for utilities and tribes to invest in using their water more efficiently.

The Fort Sumner Irrigation District will receive nearly $25,000 for telemetry equipment to monitor real-time flow data.

The Ponderosa Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association in northern New Mexico will receive $25,000 to replace 202 mechanical water meters with new sonic meters.