On March 14, the Village of Pingree Grove announced that it would receive $3,500,000 in federal funding for the construction of a second water treatment facility.
This funding was secured by U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood (IL-14), as part of a new federal community project funding initiative for fiscal year 2022, which allowed the congresswoman to apply for direct funding for projects addressing some of the most pressing needs in northern Illinois. . This project was included among nine others to support our community.
“On behalf of the residents of Pingree Grove, we are pleased to accept this federal funding to help us continue our mission to increase the sustainability of the Village of Pingree Grove’s water supply infrastructure and continue to provide water. drinking water to our growing community,” said Village Chairman Steve Wiedmeyer.
“Clean water is a basic necessity for families and employers. I’m proud that this funding for Pingree Grove, Illinois’ second fastest growing community, will help ensure clean water for residents in as the community grows,” Underwood said.
This much-needed funding will be used to improve the village’s public water supply system, which includes the construction of a new treatment plant and a well.
Pingree Grove is a village in Kane County, Illinois with a population of 10,365 according to the 2020 U.S. Census.
Rep. Underwood helped secure funding for nine other projects that will directly benefit the 14th District. Learn more about additional projects at underwood.house.gov/media/press-releases.