The village of Constantine is one of nearly a dozen Michigan communities to receive a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to modernize rural drinking water and wastewater infrastructure across 28 states.
Constantine plans to use a $13.3 million loan to recommission its water treatment facility. Michigan communities are receiving a combined $32 million in loans and about $3.7 million in grants, spread over nine communities.
Constantine officials in 1997 shut down the facility, sending its sewage to Three Rivers for treatment.
The project is intended to rehabilitate or construct components of the treatment system.