5 Kentucky counties get water, sewer improvement grants

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Five Kentucky counties are receiving a total of $2 million in grants for water and sewer improvement projects. The 18 projects are in Bracken, Lewis, Fleming Robertson and Mason Counties. Most of the work will be replacing, repainting and repairing water infrastructure in the counties. Mason County will receive the highest total, with nearly $627,000 to fund four projects. The money is funded by the federal American Rescue Plan Act and administered by the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority.