Davis announces two state grants for area sewer improvements

LEVITTOWN, March 30 – The Commonwealth Financing Authority approved this week two Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer grants to improve and rehabilitate area sewer infrastructure, announced state Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks.

One $243,278 grant was awarded to Penndel Borough for upgrading sewer intakes there. Another $347,833 grant was awarded to Bristol Township to replace the generator for its wastewater treatment facility.

“These improvements will maintain our sewer infrastructure in the area and keep overflow out of the Delaware River,” Davis said. “The grant funding also helps offset costs to users, which is great news for the residents of Penndel and Bristol Township.”

Under auspices of the Department of Community and Economic Development and backed by the CFA, the Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer grant program funds activities to assist with the construction, improvement, expansion, or rehabilitation or repair of a water supply or sanitary sewer system.

Eligible projects must have a total project cost between $30,000 and $500,000, and funding is available for municipalities and municipal authorities.