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00E03651

Cooperative Agreement

Overview

Grant Description
Description:
This agreement provides funding to the City of Aurora to implement its project to replace the existing treatment plant, install a new surface water intake from the Embarrass Mine Pit and associated raw water transmission line as well as the connection to the Scenic Acres development in the town of White as directed in the 2022 and 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act or as identified in an approved technical correction if one has been approved for this project.

Activities:
The proposed project would include planning, design, and construction of the East Range Water Treatment Plant, Embarrass Pit raw water intake facility, raw water pipeline, and watermain extension.
Construction of East Range Water Treatment Plant
Addresses age and reliability of Aurora water treatment plant.
Expands access to clean drinking water throughout the area.
Construction of Embarrass Pit raw water intake facility
Improves community source water quality.
Provides possible replacement for unreliable Canton Pit water source.
Raw water pipeline
Provides means to move water from Embarrass Pit to East Range WTP.
Watermain extension
Expands access to clean drinking water to Scenic Acres development.

Subrecipient:
No subawards are included in this assistance agreement.

Outcomes:
The anticipated deliverables: new distribution system pipe will be constructed in order to provide service to the Scenic Acres development, and the Pineville community in White.
Scenic Acres is a part of the City of Aurora which does not currently receive treated water. An interconnect between the City of Aurora and the City of Biwabik will be constructed inside of the existing Voyageurs Booster Station to allow for Biwabik to receive water from the WTP for temporary or permanent purposes.
Awardee
Awarding / Funding Agency
Place of Performance
Aurora, Minnesota 55705 United States
Geographic Scope
Single Zip Code
Related Opportunity
EPA-CEP-01
City Of Aurora was awarded East Range Water Treatment Plant Upgrade Grant Cooperative Agreement 00E03651 worth $6,500,000 from EPA Region 5: Chicago in April 2024 with work to be completed primarily in Aurora Minnesota United States. The grant has a duration of 1 year 8 months and was awarded through assistance program 66.202 Congressionally Mandated Projects. $1,625,000 (20.0%) of this Cooperative Agreement was funded by non-federal sources.

Status
(Ongoing)

Last Modified 3/25/24

Period of Performance
4/1/24
Start Date
12/31/25
End Date
8.0% Complete

Funding Split
$6.5M
Federal Obligation
$1.6M
Non-Federal Obligation
$8.1M
Total Obligated
80.0% Federal Funding
20.0% Non-Federal Funding

Activity Timeline

Interactive chart of timeline of amendments to 00E03651

Additional Detail

Award ID FAIN
00E03651
SAI Number
None
Award ID URI
SAI EXEMPT
Awardee Classifications
City Or Township Government
Awarding Office
68HF05 REGION 5 (GRANTS OFFICE)
Funding Office
68U000 REGION 5 (FUNDING OFFICE)
Awardee UEI
HK8TH5YM3681
Awardee CAGE
3JLR9
Performance District
MN-08
Senators
Amy Klobuchar
Tina Smith
Modified: 3/25/24