Water Supply and Wastewater Infrastructure Program (PennWorks)


PennWorks is a program to ensure safe water supply and proper wastewater infrastructure.

Applications are not being accepted at this time.


For water and sewer projects not used solely for residential purposes: Land and building acquisition; Demolition; Water/sewer project construction costs; Engineering and other fees associated with project.


  • Municipalities
  • Industrial Development Corporations
  • Municipal Authorities
  • Investor-owned water or wastewater enterprise


Grants: $5 million maximum or 75% of the total eligible project costs, which ever is less.

Loans: $5 million maximum per project. 2% interest rate; may have repayment term of up to 20 years. Additional limitations apply. Refer to guidelines.

Purpose of Funding

  • Infrastucture
  • Site Development – Community
  • Site Development – Local Government


The project must serve a site or sites being prepared for economic development activities which involve the investment of capital in Pennsylvania enterprises and communities or which results in the creation of new or the preservation of existing jobs. Please refer to Guidelines for additional details.

How to Apply

Customer Service Center, Electronic Single Application for Assistance