Lansing BWL lands $70K grant to protect drinking water

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is giving out more than $494,000 in grants to 47 communities to help protect water supplies.

The Lansing Board of Water and Light is in line to receive $70,000.

The department said in a news release Wednesday that the grants provide matching financial assistance to communities in protecting source water from being contaminated. The communities rely on wells or surface water as sources.

The grant allotment includes $20,000 for Ann Arbor and $40,000 for Battle Creek.

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