U.S. Senator Richard C. Shelby today announced Rural Development funds for Gilbertown, Alabama. The Utilities Board of the Town of Gilbertown will be awarded a loan of $400,000 and a grant of $790,000.
The funds will be used to upgrade old, inadequate distribution lines, and to elevate a water storage tank and a booster pump. In addition, three water tanks will be re-painted.
"I am pleased to announce this funding for Gilbertown," said Shelby. "These funds will allow the community to upgrade its water system."