Markosek: Nearly $1.2 million in water, sewer grants awarded
MONROEVILLE, Aug. 17 – Five grants totaling nearly $1.2 million approved today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority will fund vital sewer and flood management projects, state Rep. Brandon Markosek announced.
“These infrastructure projects are worthwhile investments in our communities’ quality of life, addressing a number of sewer and flooding concerns,” said Markosek. “These state funds will make sure that critical repairs are made to fix these problems and prevent more costly repairs in the future.”
The funded projects are as follows:
PA Small Water and Sewer grants
- Monroeville Municipal Authority ($422,675) – Funding to be used to fix sanitary sewer overflow issue on Woodhaven Avenue in Monroeville Borough with the goal of reducing/ eliminating sanitary sewer overflow events.
- North Versailles Township Sanitary Authority ($146,942) – These funds will be used to repair the aging and defective Star Alley sewer line.
H20 PA grants
- Monroeville Municipal Authority ($300,000) – These funds will be used toward the rehabilitation of a sanitary sewer overflow issue on Woodhaven Drive to reduce or eliminate the number of sanitary sewer overflow events.
- North Versailles Township Sanitary Authority ($200,000) – This project will use grant funds to construct two new pump stations in the township to help mitigate issues from a major landslide that occured along Milligan Avenue between the dividing line of East and West Crestas areas.
- Allegheny County/Pitcairn Borough ($100,000) – Funding will be used to remove sediment and vegetation from Turtle Creek in Pitcairn Borough to address flood protection.
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/