Stormwater, Asset Management, and Wastewater (SAW) Grant Program VERY Popular!

December 26, 2013

The numbers are in:

  • 673 SAW applicants requested $541,000,000 on December 2, 2013.
  • $97,000,000 is available in 2014, while the SAW Program has an additional $350,000,000 to distribute over the next several years.
  • MDEQ’s lottery will determine which applications will be successful. Roughly 5 out of 6 applications will be funded…eventually.
  • MDEQ has 60 days to publish a notice of the applications in its calendar and 120 days to review and notify applicants whether their application was approved or rejected. MDEQ expects to have an update on the application and lottery process in January 2014.

Prein&Newhof will continue to keep you posted as information becomes available.


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State of Michigan offering $100,000 Sewer, Water, and Road Grants

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is offering grants up to $100,000 to help qualifying rural communities fund local sewer, water, and road projects. The application deadline is January 16, 2018. Last year’s recipient projects include: City of Munising, M–28 to Foster Street Project, $150,000 Houghton County, Houghton County Airpark Sewer System, […]

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City of Montague Takes Action to Save Local Road

As Dowling Street leaves downtown Montague, it climbs a steep hill. The hill’s foundation is mostly sand, and an old retaining wall and vegetation rooted on its side slope kept it from sliding away. Over the last several years, the hill’s side slope eroded and slumped, threatening to take the sidewalk and part of the […]

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Walker Pedestrian Tunnel at M-45 wins ITE Award

Congratulations to the City of Walker and our P&N project team on the success of the Fred Meijer Standale Trail Pedestrian Tunnel at M–45 project. The project won the 2017 Transportation Achievement Award from the Michigan Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). This award recognizes excellence in the advancement of transportation to meet human needs. The […]

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Prein&Newhof chosen for PSMJ 2017 Circle of Excellence

Prein&Newhof is pleased to announce that PSMJ Resources, Inc. selected our company as a 2017 Circle of Excellence member. This is our fourth consecutive year receiving this recognition. PSMJ Resources, Inc. is a leading management consulting firm for the architecture and engineering industries. Each year it conducts a financial performance benchmark survey of firms, recognizing the top […]

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