According to a press release from Senator Akshars office, the major water infrastructure improvements in the town of Dickinson have been completed.

The project was planned after the failing infrastructure and road erosion caused fifteen water breaks in  the town of Dickinson in August of 2019.

Senator Fred Akshar was able to get one millions dollars in funding to secured the project which came in under budget.

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An on going project in place had replaced over 1,000 feet of piping, and new the improvement project replaced over 6,600 additional feet of piping in need of replacement, without raising taxes or water rates to residents.
Town of Dickinson Supervisor Michael Marinaccio said “The Town of Dickinson is extremely grateful to Senator Akshar and his staff for their work in making this grant become a reality.

Last year Governor Cuomo announced similar grants water structure improvements in the Southern Tier, for the following municipalities:

  Town of Campbell -- $2,731,277

  Village of Canisto -- $3,000,000

  Elmira Water Board -- $3,000,000

  Village of Horseheads -- $3,000,000

  Village of Owego -- $175,000

  Village of Walton -- $1,200,000

  Village of Waverly -- $3,000,000