Cepeda-Freytiz secures nearly $1M in grant funding

READING, Dec. 19 – State Rep. Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz, D-Berks, today announced that two municipalities within her legislative district will benefit from nearly $1 million in grant funding from the Department of Community and Economic Development and distributed through the state’s H2O PA Program.

The H2O PA Program provides single-year or multi-year grants to municipalities or municipal authorities to assist with the construction of drinking water, sanitary sewer, and storm water projects.

The grants were awarded to:

  • Spring Township – $250,000. Funds to replace gravity sanitary sewer main within Highland Avenue, Intervilla Avenue, Noble Street, Reading Avenue, Morwood Avenue, and Park Road.
  • Wyomissing Borough – $700,346. Funds to demolish an existing pump station and construct a new pipe and manhole system.

“I praise the significant funding awarded to these municipalities. These grants will be used to improve infrastructure, purchase necessary equipment, and provide safety upgrades,” Cepeda-Freytiz said.