Rep. Davis: $900K awarded for water, sewer infrastructure projects

HARRISBURG, Aug. 17 – The borough of Munhall and the cities of Clairton and Duquesne have been awarded approximately $900,000 in Commonwealth Financing Authority grants to use toward water, sewer and flood control projects, state Rep. Austin Davis announced.

“Our communities will greatly benefit from the completion of these projects, resulting in improved sewer operations and a reduction in flooding,” Davis said. “These investments will ensure that needed repairs and upgrades are made, protecting residents from more costly repairs and infrastructure issues down the road.”

PA Small Water and Sewer grants

  • Munhall Borough ($200,000) – funding will be used to install a new storm sewer system on Marshall Way to connect with the existing storm sewer system on North Lehigh Street to remediate localized flooding issues and reduce pollution.

H20 PA grants

  • Clairton Municipal Authority ($200,000) – these funds will be used to upgrade existing aeration tanks and chlorine tanks at the city's wastewater treatment plant.
  • City of Duquesne ($500,000)  – funding will be used for water system improvements, including cleaning, inspecting and replacing the city's resevoir and standpipe, and to replace fire hydrants and old waterlines.

Information about PA Small Water and Sewer grants is available at the following link: https://dced.pa.gov/programs/pa-small-water-sewer/.

Information about the H20 PA grant program is available at this link: https://dced.pa.gov/programs-funding/commonwealth-financing-authority-cfa/h20-pa/