Senator Santarsiero and Representative Warren Announce Small Water and Sewer Grants

BUCKS COUNTY  August 17, 2020 – State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) and Representative Perry Warren (D-31) announced the awards of Small Water & Sewer Program grant funds through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), are coming to seven local municipalities.  

The awards to local municipalities under the grant are:

  • Doylestown Borough will receive $138,169 for its North Main Street Water Main Project,
  • Morrisville Borough will receive $122,008 for its Melvin Avenue Basin Improvements Phase II project,
  • Perkasie Regional Authority will receive $200,000 for its Ridge Road Sewer Extension project, and
  • Yardley Borough will receive $211,989 for its North Main Street Sidewalk Drainage Phase II project.

 “These projects will help make critical improvements to our municipal water and sewer systems, strengthening our infrastructure to protect our environment and maintain quality drinking water for our community,” said Sen. Santarsiero.

“The Morrisville grant will enhance the delivery of water to our residents and business by meeting water quality best management practices, and with the landscaping it will be more aesthetically pleasing.  It is a win-win for Morrisville,” said Rep. Warren.  “The Yardley Borough grant for Phase II of the North Main Street sidewalk drainage will enhance safety and accessibility for Yardley and northern Lower Makefield residents and will be an economic boost to downtown businesses and the entire community. Yardley Borough Council has been working on this project for a long time, and it is great that the state is supporting the project.”

Small water and sewer grants are awarded to fund projects that assist with the construction, improvement, expansion, or rehabilitation or repair of a water supply system, sanitary sewer system, storm sewer system, or flood control projects. 

For more information on DCED’s Small Water and Sewer program, visit the DCED website.