Friday, May 13, 2022

EPA Announces 2022 State Water Revolving Fund Grants Funded By Bipartisan Infrastructure Law; PA Share Is $240.1 Million

On May 13, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $1.9 billion in grant funding to the Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Funds to accelerate progress on water infrastructure projects. 

Combined with historic investments through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, this funding will help states, Tribes, and territories upgrade water infrastructure to provide safe drinking water, protect vital water resources, and create thousands of new jobs in communities across the country. 

Drinking Water

Pennsylvania will receive $55,403,000 in General Drinking Water funding; $87,296,000 in Lead Service Line Replacement and $23,264,000 in Emerging Contaminants (like PFOS/PFOA) for a total of $165,963,000.

Clean Water

Pennsylvania will receive 70,500,000 in General Clean Water funding and $3,704,000 in Emerging Contaminants funding for a total of $74,204,000.

Click Here for a list of funding provided by states.

The PA Infrastructure Investment Authority administers these funds in Pennsylvania.

Visit EPA's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Water Infrastructure Investment webpage for more information.

Related Articles This Week: Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Funding:

-- Sen. Casey, DEP Highlight Importance Of Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding To Address Abandoned Mine Reclamation In Visit To Northumberland County 

-- EPA Announces Brownfields Cleanup, Assessment Funding; 8 Grants In PA Totalling $7.3 Million [Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Included]

Related Article:

-- DEP Sets June 28 Hearing On Response To PFOA/PFOS Contamination Around University Park Airport, Centre County

[Posted: May 13, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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