Water

  • $3.1 Million in Water Quality Improvement Grants Available from the MDEQ

    $3.1 Million in Water Quality Improvement Grants Available from the MDEQ

    August 1, 2013

    Governmental units, nonprofit organizations, and universities may apply for funding for projects that restore and protect Michigan’s wetlands, lakes, and streams. Clean Michigan Initiative Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Grants – $1 Million (25% local match) available to fund best management practices in critical areas of MDEQ-approved watershed management plans. Federal Clean Water Act Section 319 […]

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Voluntary Conservation Programs

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Voluntary Conservation Programs

    July 25, 2013

    P&N would like to pass along grant information from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Our clients have used the Fish passage Grants to replace outdated bridges and culverts. USFWS Voluntary Conservation Programs

  • Water Quality Monitoring Grant RFP Released

    Water Quality Monitoring Grant RFP Released

    March 7, 2013

    Water quality monitoring grants are offered under the Clean Michigan Initiative – Clean Water Fund and the proposals are due March 22. This grant pays for water quality monitoring activities that address local issues of concern and identify new chemicals/issues that may be impacting Michigan’s surface waters, such as rivers, streams, public access lakes, wetlands, […]

  • Grant Funding Opportunity – Sustain Our Great Lakes

    Grant Funding Opportunity – Sustain Our Great Lakes

    January 16, 2013

    Sustain Our Great Lakes now has a Request for Proposals available on its website  for grant funding for work in the Great Lakes basin. Money will be awarded in three categories: habitat restoration; delisting of habitat-related beneficial use impairments; and private landowner technical assistance. Pre-proposals will be due on February 14, 2013.

  • MWEA Student Scholarships Now Available

    MWEA Student Scholarships Now Available

    January 10, 2013

    The Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA) is currently offering three (3) scholarships for those pursuing a career in the Water Environment Industry or working in the Water Environment Industry and attending school to advance their current career.  Full-time and Part-time, Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships are available. Don’t miss this great opportunity! SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE – […]

  • Volunteer river, stream and creek cleanup grants available

    Volunteer river, stream and creek cleanup grants available

    December 19, 2012

    Source: MDEQ The DEQ and Great Lakes Commission today announced $25,000 in small grants available to support local efforts to clean up Michigan rivers, streams and creeks. Michigan’s Volunteer River, Stream and Creek Cleanup Program supports grants to local units of government to help clean up Michigan waterways. Local units of government may partner with […]

  • P&N client, project get kudos in national journal

    P&N client, project get kudos in national journal

    December 14, 2012

    Holland’s Board of Public Works earned high praise in the nationally-circulated Municipal Sewer & Water Magazine’s December 2012 issue. Prein&Newhof designed a 4.5-mile-long, 30-inch-diameter interconnect pipeline and valve & meter station  linking Holland’s water system with Wyoming’s water system. The $6,000,000 project is nearly done.  Read more.

  • Lifelong Learning at Calvin – Water

    Lifelong Learning at Calvin – Water

    October 24, 2012

    Tom Newhof has been speaking at Calvin College weekly in a series about Water for the Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning (CALL). His talks tackle the relevant issues of Great Lakes health, water conservation, water quality, stormwater, and water treatment and come from his 52 years of experience as an engineer specializing in water. His […]

  • P&N’s Mark Prein named Assocation Director for MWEA

    P&N’s Mark Prein named Assocation Director for MWEA

    August 7, 2012

    Congratulations to Mark Prein, PE, who has been named Association Director for the Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA) Board. MWEA was established in 1925 to bring together those who work in the water quality field, providing a forum for water environment topics that develops strategies, objectives, and goals to further the quality of Michigan’s water […]

  • Five Myths about Great Lakes Water

    Five Myths about Great Lakes Water

    July 10, 2012

    There’s a growing fear that the Great Lakes water is in danger, and that we need to work quickly to keep people from trying to steal it – or worse, sell and profit from it. Fortunately, this fear is unfounded, based largely on myths about current laws and practices.   Myth #1 – We are […]