Commonwealth Awards Grant Money To Fall River, New Bedford And Fairhaven

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts entered into a third round of funding of M.V.P Action Grants this week.


Fall River, New Bedford and Fairhaven were among the various communities to share in over 10.5 million dollars. The grant money is intended to be used in the funding of projects that build local resilience to climate change.  


Fall River was awarded 115,000 dollars which will be used for the water supply risk and resilience assessment as well as a distribution system. 


New Bedford and Fairhaven will share in a sum of over 58,000 dollars for a New Bedford Harbor Evaluation as well as towards resilience design guideline development.