Zabel announces $75K grant for Aldan to reduce, control flooding

HARRISBURG, April 22  – Identifying a safety concern in his legislative district, state Rep. Mike Zabel, D-Delaware, announced the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved Aldan Borough for a $75,000 state grant for a Watershed Restoration Protection Program.

“This project will help alleviate and control the significant flooding we have witnessed after heavy rain and storms in Aldan,” Zabel said. “The current conditions have created safety concerns, an issue this project will help correct and control.”

The project calls for the creation of an infiltration facility along Magnolia and Albert avenues in Aldan.

The project will include the use of BMPs, or Best Management Practices, to treat, prevent and/or reduce stormwater overflow.