Robbins Water Tower

Robbins, which suffers from a water system where parts date back as far as the Great Depression, has landed a major state grant to update and improve the delivery network of pipes.

The grant, exceeding $4 million, was awarded last week through the state Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Infrastructure as part of the federal government’s coronavirus relief aid package for distressed communities.

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Kent Misegades

Put that in perspective: “Carmaker VinFast revealed that it has secured a 1.2 billion USD incentive package from the North Carolina state for its electric vehicle manufacturing project in the US.” The state has given Robbins literally a drop in the bucket in our tax dollars compared to over a billion in corporate welfare being showered on a communist country to built stupid, coal-powered battery cars that nobody wants. South Carolina attracts Boeing, Mercedes, BMW and Volvo. Cooper can only get an unknown company from communist Vietnam. Pathetic. Drinking water is a bit more important than showering communists with our hard-earned money.

Mickey Brown

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Great job Manager Mack and all the town staff ! Keep on pushing ! 👏👏

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