Freeman: $297K in state funding awarded for three water system upgrades

HARRISBURG, Aug. 17 – State grants totaling $297,158 have been awarded for three local water system upgrades, state Rep. Robert Freeman, D-Northampton, announced today.

The three grants are from the PA Small Water and Sewer program and were all approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority. They are:

  • $146,871 to Glendon Borough to make stormwater improvements along Berger Road.
  • $96,737 to Hellertown Borough to purchase an emergency generator for the Division Street Well so the pump can still function in a power outage.
  • $53,550 to Wilson Borough to upgrade sewer manholes throughout the borough.

“Investing in our water and sewer systems ensures clean water is available to everyone in our communities,” Freeman said. “This funding when added to the available funds from the three boroughs will fully fund all of these critical projects. This will make life easier for residents and help protect our local infrastructure.”

More information about PA Small Water and Sewer grants is available here.