Arizona Senator Kelly announces over $100 million in water infrastructure funds

Funding to help repair structures

PHOENIX, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) — On Dec. 6, Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly (D-AZ) announced $109.4 million to fund water infrastructure in the state.

This funding comes from the recently passed bipartisan Infrastructure Act and will help repair, as well as respond to Arizona’s water projects.

“These funds from our bipartisan Infrastructure Act will create well-paying jobs, clean up harmful contaminants from PFAS, and upgrade and modernize Arizona’s aging water systems so families and small businesses across the state can access clean, reliable drinking water now and in the future. said Senator Mark Kelly, who helped draft the provisions of the Water Infrastructure Act.

Senator Kelly worked to fix the water structures helping to push through the $1.2 trillion deal for the Infrastructure Act.

“This funding will help ensure families have access to clean, reliable drinking water, supporting the City of Tucson’s efforts to clean up PFAS contamination that has plagued our communities for far too long. My gratitude goes to our Senators for delivered the landmark Bipartisan Infrastructure Act, which will help protect the long-term water security of our region and our state,” said Tucson Mayor Regina Romero.