Dec. 19, 2023

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin) announced today the approval of more than $5.3 million in state assistance for water and sewer projects in Dauphin County.

The following grants were approved today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, an independent agency of the Department of Community and Economic Development:

• Berrysburg Municipal Authority - more than $92,000 for funding upgrades to the pump stations and wastewater treatment plant in Berrysburg Borough.
• Capitol Region Water - $3.5 million to aid construction of the Paxton Street Interceptor in the City of Harrisburg.
• Lower Paxton Township - more than $1.4 million to fund replacement and rehabilitation of sanitary sewer lines in Lower Paxton Township. Also, more than $112,000 to retrofit two detention basins and grass-lined swale in Lower Paxton Township.
• Dauphin Borough - more than $184,000 for construction of a new sewer main along High Street in Dauphin Borough.

“This grant funding marks a great investment into one of the most important areas of our infrastructure: water. These projects will benefit the people of the 125th Legislative District by ensuring they have clean water,” shared Kerwin. “I am glad to have worked with Sens. Greg Rothman and John DiSanto to secure this funding to benefit the people of the 125th.”

Representative Joseph Kerwin
125th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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