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EPA Providing $3 Million to Advance Green Solutions for Reducing Philadelphia Stormwater Pollution

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 10, 2012) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing up to $3 million in research grants for projects that will study the benefits of green techniques in controlling stormwater pollution in Philadelphia. The funds will help advance the city’s landmark Green City, Clean Waters plan. EPA’s “Science to Achieve Results” (STAR) program will fund […]

EPA Announces $950,000 for Green Infrastructure Projects

Since 2007, EPA has actively engaged with public and private partners to promote the implementation of sustainable stormwater infrastructure. EPA renewed its commitment to green infrastructure in April of 2011 with the release of an updated Strategic Agenda and the initiation of 10 community partnerships. EPA recognizes local practitioners as the leaders in the implementation of multi-functional green infrastructure and seeks to foster continued innovation through information exchange and the removal of key barriers.

Rancho California Water District Receives Federal Grant to Explore Water Reuse

Rancho California Water District, which serves over 120,000 customers in the cities of Temecula, Murrieta and various incorporated areas in Riverside County, received a $175,000 federal grant to explore ideas on how to make use of its treated waste water. Upon completion of the study, the district will then pursue additional grants from the U.S. Bureau of […]

WERF Offers $1M for Research on Water Infrastructure for the 21st Century

Public-Private partnership between Water Environment Research Foundation & U.S. EPA seeks to fund research projects based on cost management and operational efficacy. Partnerships with wastewater and/or stormwater utilities explicitly encouraged.

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Water Reclamation & Reuse Feasibility Studies Grants Announced

The U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation has announced a grant opportunity for water districts & wastewater districts in 17 western states.  Interested applicants can apply here. The initiative is part of the DOI’s WaterSMART (Sustain and Manage America’s Resources for Tomorrow) program. WaterSMART identifies water as our most precious natural resource. From the announcement: The […]