Over $12M in CFA Grants Awarded to Clients

Friday, January 5, 2024

READING, PA - Entech Engineering, Inc. is pleased to announce that it was successful in securing more than $12,000,000 in grant funding for several of its clients through this year’s PA Small Water and Sewer and H2O PA Water Supply, Sanitary Sewer and Storm Water Projects Programs. Administered by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), this year’s awards also included Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. Grants awarded ranged from $148,000 to $3,000,000 to assist with the construction, improvement, expansion, or rehabilitation or repair of a water supply, sanitary sewer or stormwater systems.

Clients receiving funds included:

  • Palmer Township
  • Borough of Orwigsburg
  • Antietam Valley Municipal Authority
  • Birdsboro Municipal Authority
  • Amity Township
  • Spring Township
  • Conyngham Sugarloaf Joint Authority
  • College Township Water Authority
  • Mount Penn Borough
  • Lehigh County Authority
  • City of Allentown
  • City of Lebanon
  • Tri-County Joint Municipal Authority
  • Central Wayne Regional Authority

Award money will be used to complete a variety of projects including, stormwater improvements, sewer extensions, water meter replacements, pipe lining, well facility and pump station upgrades, waterline replacements and Inflow & Infiltration (I&I) reduction.

Tori Morgan, Director of Funding, Regulatory Relations and Compliance at Entech Engineering commented,

“We are grateful to the CFA for recognizing the value of these projects and pleased that we could assist in acquiring these funds for our clients. This investment in local water and sewer projects is critical to maintaining local infrastructure while reducing costs that would ultimately be passed on to local residents.”

Leisel Gross, CEO of the Lehigh County Authority added,

“Working with Entech Engineering has been a game changer for Lehigh County Authority in terms of identifying grant opportunities and creating capacity to pursue them successfully. The Entech team brings a lot of knowledge about the grant-writing process and has been crucial in securing alternative funding sources for our most critical water and sewer projects in Lehigh County.”

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About the PA Small Water and Sewer and H2O PA Grant Programs:

The PA Small Water and Sewer (PASWS) and H2O PA grant programs were designed to provide funding for construction, repair, improvement, expansion or rehabilitation of a water supply or sanitary sewer system. Grants awarded through the PASWS program are for projects ranging from $30,000 to $500,000 and require matching funds from applicants of 15% of the total project. The H2O PA program awards funds for projects from $500,000 to $20,000,000 and requires applicants to match 50% of the amount of the grant awarded.

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