Multi-Million Dollar Water Project Starts In Joy

Work underway on a massive infrastructure project in Joy. The $3-million improvement includes a new water treatment facility with an emergency generator along with installation and replacement of water lines, a ground storage tank and aerator, elevated water tower and the replacement of 100 residential water meters. The plan also involves rehabilitation and chemical treatment of wells. The upgrade is being funded through a $1.53-million loan from USDA Rural Development along with a $1.47-million grant.