The Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) is now accepting applications.
The CWWF is a federal program designed to accelerate short-term community investments, while supporting the rehabilitation and modernization of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, together with the planning and design of future facilities and upgrades to existing systems.
Eligible investments include:
a. Capital projects for the rehabilitation of water treatment and distribution systems, and wastewater and storm water collection, conveyance and treatment systems;
b. Separation of existing combined sewers and/or combined sewer overflow control;
c. Initiatives that support system optimization and improved asset management including studies and pilot projects related to innovative and transformative technologies;
d. Design and planning for upgrades to wastewater treatment infrastructure to meet federal regulatory requirements; and
e. New construction projects, including the construction of naturalized systems for management and treatment of wastewater and storm water.
In order for local projects to be eligible for funding, they must be:
– Not currently underway;
– Planned to be completed by March 31st, 2018; and
– Not possible without CWWF funding.
Applications are due by October 31st, 2016 at 5PM.
For details and to apply, CLICK HERE.