Corman, Hershey Announce $150,000 Water, Sewer Grant for Allensville Municipal Authority

HARRISBURG – Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and state Rep. John Hershey (R-82) announced a $150,000 Small Water and Sewer Grant has been awarded to the Allensville Municipal Authority, Mifflin County.

“This much-needed funding will protect local residents from massive rate increases while ensuring that a vital water and sewer improvement is able to move forward,” Senator Corman said. “I was happy to help bring these tax dollars back to our community. This support is essential to making certain that important public improvements are made.”

“I’m thankful Allensville Municipal Authority is taking this step to ensure residents have access to clean water,” Rep. Hershey said. “It is important these upgrades be made for the future of the system.”

The $150,000 grant will help the Authority make critical upgrades to the water system and correct violations issued from the state Department of Environmental Protection and ensure compliance with future regulations. The total project cost is $335,000.

The Small Water and Sewer Grant Program is under the Department of Community and Economic Development with funding made available by the Commonwealth Financing Authority.

The program grants funds to projects of not less than $30,000 and not more than $500,000 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.