Contact: Kevin Olson, DNR Community Financial Assistance Specialist
[email protected] or 608-234-2238
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the City of Bloomer is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) to improve its public drinking water system.
The project includes the reconstruction of watermains and sanitary sewer replacement within areas of 16th Avenue. Watermains will also be replaced in sections of Priddy Avenue.
Activities related to this project are minor actions under Chapter NR 150, Wis. Admin. Code, for which no environmental analysis is required; however, following the SDWLP federal requirement 40 C.F.R. §35.3580, an environmental review must be conducted before funding this project.
The SDWLP has determined that the project will not result in significant adverse environmental effects, and no further environmental review or analysis is needed before proceeding with funding the project.
The public is encouraged to submit comments regarding this decision and the potential environmental impacts of this project. Submit comments by Jan. 11, 2022 to:
Department of Natural Resources
C/O Kevin Olson, Community Financial Assistance, CF/2
101 S Webster St.
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707
Phone: 608-234-2238 or Email: [email protected]
Based on the comments received, the SDWLP may prepare an environmental analysis before proceeding with the funding process. The analysis would summarize the Department of Natural Resources’ consideration of the project’s impacts and reasonable alternatives.