Nick McWilliams reporting – Nearly $750,000 has been given out by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District to various groups for 10 projects.

The grants are used for Flood reduction and mitigation programs and water quality projects through the Partners in Watershed Management.

The program was initiated in 2009, providing over $9.5 million to date.

In 2021, in Coshocton County, Rural Action received $28,483.50 for a Walhonding Water Quality Study, along with $19,694.70 going to the Coshocton County Engineer for flood warning signage.

The engineer’s office also was awarded $71,269.17 for a culvert upgrade on County Road 410.

In Tuscarawas, Warwick Township is slated to receive $50,000 for a community flood study.

Youngstown State University will receive $48,562 over the next two fiscal years for work in Carroll and Harrison for an Atwood and Tappan Reservoir nutrient study.

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