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TOMPKINS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Your Partner for a Healthy Community
Frank Kruppa — Public Health Director

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 10, 2018

For more information contact:
Samantha Hillson at 274-6600

Well Water Assistance Available to Tompkins Residents

(ITHACA, N.Y., May 10, 2018) — The Water Well Trust, based in North Carolina, is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that people have access to safe drinking water. Tompkins County is included in the current project area of the Water Well Trust. Residents in need of a new well or rehabilitation of an existing well are encouraged to apply for low-interest loans through the Water Well Trust.

The Water Well Trust is currently accepting applications from Tompkins County until September 30, 2018. More information and the application is online here: WaterWellTrust.org/how-to-apply. Or, click here to download the WWT application (PDF). Priority is given to households where health risks are imminent, to those with minorities, elderly, children, or disabled persons, including disabled veterans. Additionally, the resident must own the home and property.

Click here to download a WWT info poster (PDF 1.1 MB)

For more information about the Health Department go to TompkinsCountyNY.gov/health. And, follow us on Facebook at Facebook.com/TompkinsPublicHealth.

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