New App Finds Funding for Drinking Water Source Protection Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has a new tool to help users navigate and leverage funding opportunities for projects that protect drinking water sources. The Funding Integration Tool for Source Water (FITS) shares information about 11 Federal funding options. The following entities could benefit from utilizing FITS: States Tribes Territories Federal agencies Watershed stakeholders … Read more

ARPA Investment: Cities and Counties Prioritize Infrastructure

With the beginning of $350 billion being injected into local economies through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund, government officials are busy prioritizing needs and working through the guidance from the U.S. Treasury on how the funds can be used. A recent survey conducted by the International City/County Management … Read more

Training and Technical Assistance Grants Available for Small Public Water Systems

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced $21.7 million in grant funding for technical assistance and training providers to support small drinking water and wastewater systems that are often located in rural communities across the United States. The USEPA says the funding will improve public health and environmental protection by helping ensure that drinking water … Read more

$25 Million in Grants Available to Improve Drinking Water Quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced the availability of $25 million in Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act grants to help improve drinking water. The USEPA is committed to ensuring that all Americans, especially those living in small towns and underserved communities, have safe water to drink and clean water to support … Read more

$1 Million in Grants Available for Water Quality Projects

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking applications for approximately $1 million in funding for nonpoint source pollution reduction projects available under the Federal Clean Water Act. The DEQ says nonpoint source pollution is the single largest cause of water quality impairment in Montana‚Äôs lakes and streams, and typically comes from various sources … Read more

MN Clean Water Partnership Loans Available

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announced the Clean Water Partnership (CWP) Program is currently offering zero percent interest loans to eligible applicants. The loans are available for implementing nonpoint source best management practices (BMPs) and other activities that target the restoration and protection of a water resource such as a lake, stream, or groundwater … Read more