SAGINAW, Mich., April 24, 2024 — The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy recently awarded Bridgeport Charter Township a Community Technical, Managerial, and Financial Support grant for $600,000. This grant will be used for lead water line replacement. After the announcement, state Rep. Amos O’Neal (D-Saginaw) issued the following statement: 

“This investment is very welcome news to my district and our residents! Replacing lead piping ensures we are moving our community forward with better infrastructure and safer drinking water. This opportunity not only will replace lines, but will also check about 400 lines to see if there is lead present. Our community will be made better with this opportunity.”