Montclair Township recently completed drinking water improvements that are being funded with approximately $1.4 million in loans from the NJ Water Bank, a joint low-rate funding program of the DEP and the NJ I-Bank. Total savings for this project are estimated to be $556,440 over the 30-year term of the loan or 39% of the total project cost. In addition, this project created an estimated 17 direct construction jobs.
The Township of Montclair Sewer Authority (MSA) will rehabilitate approximately 16,000 linear feet of sanitary sewer collection mains. Portions of the existing collection system have deteriorated and are subject to inflow and infiltration resulting in additional groundwater and stormwater volume causing stress to the system as well as potential leaks of sewage to the environment. The MSA has planned for the repair of the affected sewers to assure that wastewater is safely conveyed through the sewer mains to the regional wastewater treatment facility.
According to Sean Spiller, Mayor of Montclair Township, "Access to safe, clean drinking water is a basic human right. Making critical improvements to our water infrastructure and doing so through the beneficial Water Bank Program is a good investment that will pay off for Montclair now and in the future."
This project was designed by Suburban Consulting Engineers and constructed by North American Pipeline Services, LLC
For more information, contact the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank at (609) 219-8600.
3131 Princeton Pike, Building 4 Suite 216
Lawrenceville NJ, 08648 T. 609 219 8600