HARRISBURG – Thirteen Berks County municipalities will receive a total of $1.325 million in new state investments for their ongoing efforts to improve water and sewer services.
Sen. Judy Schwank this week said the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved Small Water and Sewer System grants for:
Robeson Township Municipal Authority, Sewage Pumping Improvements, $125,000;
Joint Authority of the Wyomissing Valley, UV Light Disinfection Enclosure, $75,000;
Caernarvon Township Authority, Mill Road Water Softener Replacements, $50,000;
Antietam Valley Municipal Authority, Friedensburg Road Sewer Main Extension, $125,000;
Fleetwood Borough, E. Locust Street Water Main Extension, $125,000;
Ruscombmanor Township, Walnuttown Road Sewer Extension, $125,000;
Western Berks Authority, Mohrsville Water District Arsenic Removal System, $125,000;
Alsace Township, Sewer Extension, $125,000;
Reading Area Water Authority, Filtration Bed Rehabilitation, $125,000;
Mount Penn Borough Municipal Authority, Emergency Water Interconnection, $81,250;
Maxatawny Township Municipal Authority, Village of Bowers Waterline Replacement Project, $81,250;
Muhlenberg Township Authority, SCADA System Upgrades, $81,250;
Wyomissing Borough; 2018 Capital Sewer Project, $81,250.
“These projects are vital to critical infrastructure in these Berks communities and to protect our local environment,” Schwank said. “I was pleased to advocate for these grants to help these local communities make necessary improvements.”