- Associated Press - Sunday, November 8, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Two Nebraska communities are receiving federal money to help them complete sewer upgrade projects.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced the funding for Clearwater and Lewiston. A total of 141 projects nationwide will share $314 million.

The grants are designed to help rural communities upgrade their infrastructure for water and wastewater.

Clearwater will receive a $1.8 million loan and an $861,000 grant.

The USDA says Lewiston will receive a $208,000 loan and a $250,000 grant for its project.

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