$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’s 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

Upcoming Community Development Block Grant Deadlines

Deadlines are approaching throughout the Midwest for the U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). According to HUD, the primary goal of the CDBG program is “the development of viable communities, by providing decent housing and suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low and moderate income.” … Read more

FEMA Funding Doubled for BRIC Grant Program

President Joe Biden announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant program will double its funding from $500 million to $1 billion for the 2022 application window. This provides a major opportunity for flood control and water-related infrastructure projects to access grant funding. The BRIC program provides 75% cost-share … Read more

$17 Million for Small System Training, Technical Assistance & Water Quality Initiatives

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced more than $17 million in grant funding to help provide training and technical assistance to small drinking water and wastewater systems that often serve small communities and rural America. This funding will improve public health and environmental protection by helping to ensure that drinking water in these communities … Read more