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Bessemer gets grant funds


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BESSEMER — The city of Bessemer was awarded a $459,000 grant to put together an asset management plan for its water system.

“This is exciting,” said city manager Charly Loper during the council meeting on Monday. “If you remember, we got the funding to do it for the sewer side, so this is for the water side.”

The grant monies are funded by the Drinking Water Asset Management grant program through the Michigan Department of Environment Great Lakes and Energy. The program invests in infrastructure around the state. The grant has been available to commun...

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