State Grant Awarded to Cooper Township for Sewer Project

(HARRISBURG) – Cooper Township, Montour County has been awarded funding through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to assist in making improvements and an expansion of its current sewer system, according to Senator John R. Gordner (R-27). 

Cooper Township will be receiving a grant in the amount of $861,007 and a low interest loan in the amount of $3,146,493 to complete the entire project, which will be along the State Route 11 and Bloom Road corridors in the township.  It will include 35,662 linear feet of gravity sewer, 13,410 linear feet of force main and two pump stations.

“This is a massive improvement project for Cooper Township,” said Senator Gordner.  “I am pleased that PENNVEST saw the merits of the venture and agreed to invest such a substantial amount of money to make it happen.”

PENNVEST offers grants and low interest loans to assist municipalities with sewer, storm water and drinking water projects.  The program is designed to contribute to the long-term health of Pennsylvanians, while also fostering economic growth at the same time.

 

CONTACT:  Mike Stephens (717) 787-8928