1. Quarryville Borough Active Transportation Plan

    Quarryville Borough received total grant funding of $20,000 through WalkWorks, a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Downtown Center, and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to develop an active transportation plan. Active transportation is any self-propelled, human-powered mode of transportation, such as walking or bicycling. Demonstrating experience with…

  2. Funding Strategy for Highspire Borough Authority

    The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) recently awarded the Highspire Borough Authority (the Authority) more than $2 million in funding for its biosolids upgrade project. The award includes a $1,878,124 grant and a $274,100 loan. It is part of the Commonwealth’s $116.6 million investment in drinking water, wastewater, and non-point source projects through PENNVEST’s funding…

  3. Highspire Borough Stormwater Fee Study

    Small municipalities face tremendous financial burden in managing stormwater and complying with water quality regulations. Enacted and enforced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, these regulations, while beneficial, caused Highspire Borough to search for alternative funding for maintaining stormwater management facilities. RETTEW began assisting the Borough by presenting…

  4. Conowingo TMDL Implementation Planning and Watershed Implementation

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) lists the Conowingo Creek Watershed as an impaired stream. Because the Conowingo is historically a coldwater fishery and at one time supported a viable trout fishery, the Donegal Chapter of Trout Unlimited (DTU) was interested in its restoration. RETTEW worked closely with DTU to secure grant funding…

  5. Highspire Borough Roadway Rehabilitation Program

    Established in 2005, the Highspire Borough Roadway Rehabilitation Program is a long-term plan designed to address deteriorating roadway conditions throughout the community. The surfaces of numerous roadways contain potholes, rutting, and cracking; subsurfaces are not built to modern standards; and stormwater facilities are undersized and in some cases, nonexistent. The Borough created this more than…

  6. Mary D Fire Company Sports Complex

    To improve the Schuylkill River’s water quality, the Schuylkill Headwaters Association, Inc. (SHA), needed to mitigate the Mary D mine discharge, but the adjacent Mary D Ball Field was the only viable location to create wetlands required for the planned passive abandoned mine drainage treatment system. Determined to improve the area’s waterways but unwilling to…

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Join us for an informative and engaging event as part of OSHA’s 2024 National Safety Stand-Down. This hybrid gathering…

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