Ironwood works to find more funding for water plant
March 16, 2023
By LARRY HOLCOMBE
IRONWOOD — Ironwood city manager Paul Anderson told the city commission Monday that the bids for the proposed water treatment plant came in over budget — again. But they’re getting closer.
He said the city has secured Rural Development funding of $7.6 million for the construction. In summer 2022, bids for the entire plant came in at $14.4 million.
The city responded by splitting the project into two phases, with the goal of using the existing RD funding for Phase 1. He said Phase 1 will include construction of the building and pump stati...