MI Department of Environment Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE)
June 15 (postmarked by)
Planning, Public Education
This grant provides 50% matching funds to public water supply systems for the development and implementation of a source water protection program to help prevent drinking water sources from becoming contaminated.
These funds can be used to develop a Surface Water Intake Protection Program for systems utilizing surface water or to develop a Wellhead Protection Program for those systems that use groundwater sources.
Grant eligible activities shall support the development or implementation of a local Source Water Protection (SWP) program and be consistent with the State of Michigan SWP program and is performed within the Source Water Protection Area (SWPA) or one-mile radius for low tritium public water supply wells.
The minimum application requirements include:
Applicants must sign up for a MILogin Third Party account. Completed MiEHDWIS applications and all supporting attachments must be submitted in MiEHDWIS no later than June 15 of each year.
Current application round is closed. Anticipate next round to be spring 2023.
Our Helpdesk team can help with questions about funding opportunities, where to start, or where to go next with your community’s water infrastructure needs. Disadvantaged or overburdened communities are eligible for additional technical assistance completing applications. Request a risk free consultation with the Helpdesk today.