HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Financing Authority today approved a grant of $144,500 to clean three water storage tanks in Shirley Township and Mount Union Borough, Huntingdon County, announced Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Mifflin/Centre).
The funding will be used by the Mount Union Municipal Authority to clean its Stony Ridge tank, Riverview Industrial Park tank and the Singers Gap tank, which have not been cleaned since their installation in 1993. The Department of Environmental Protection is requesting the authority clean the tanks to ensure appropriate standards are met.
“This grant will cover a large portion of the total cost of the project, which is $170,000,” said Irvin. “Although these projects might not seem very exciting, they are highly important in order to properly maintain the current infrastructure and save any future maintenance or replacement costs that would ultimately be covered by ratepayers.”
The funding was made available through the Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer program under the Department of Community and Economic Development.
Representative Rich Irvin
81st Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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