Madison and Kingbrook Rural Water recice funds from DANR

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources announced Thursday the Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved over 64-Million Dollars in grants and loans for drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, and solid waste projects in South Dakota.

The funds consist of grants and low-interest loans, including $16-Million in principal forgiveness to be administered by the DANR. 

The City of Madison received a $2,645,916 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan to replace outdated and inadequate water infrastructure, bring the distribution system up to current design standards, and service requirements of the community. The loan terms are 3.50 percent for 30 years.

Madison also received a $2,692,547 Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan to replace outdated and inadequate sanitary infrastructure. The loan terms are 3.75 percent for 30 years.

Also Thursday, the DANR announced additional American Rescue Plan Act  grants. Kingbrook Rural Water System received a nearly 5-Million Dollar grant to upgrade the Badger pump station, DeSmet water treatment plant, Chester water treatment plan, Oakwood pump station, and the Orland pump station.