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PENNVEST PER- AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES (PFAS) REMEDIATION PROGRAM

On April 21, 2021, the PENNVEST Board of Directors approved the PENNVEST per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) remediation program, an annual funding program created by Act 101 of 2019.  The program provides funding for eligible applicants to treat and eliminate PFAS compounds from drinking water systems.

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants may be either public or private entities who are otherwise eligible for PENNVEST programs and hold the public water supply permit are eligible to apply for funding through the PFAS Remediation Program. 

When can I apply?

The application period for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 is now closed.  

How do I apply?

Applications for funding through the PFAS Remediation Program must be made through the PV Apply online application system.

What types of projects will be considered?

Any project that proposes to eliminate, reduce, or treat the presence of PFAS compounds in drinking water is eligible, except for projects that are otherwise eligible for funding through the Transit Redevelopment Investment District (TRID) established as part of the Military Installation Remediation Program in Act 101 of 2019. Applicants must show evidence of project readiness and demonstrate a reduction in PFAS exposure to the public.  For more specific guidance on the program, visit https://www.pennvest.pa.gov/Information/Funding-Programs/Pages/PFAS.aspx