watershed

  • P&N’s York Creek Drainage Design in Action!

    P&N’s York Creek Drainage Design in Action!

    June 23, 2014

    A few years ago, Prein&Newhof helped Plainfield Township, Alpine Township and the Kent County Drain Commissioner address a serious flooding problem at York Creek along Four Mile Road. In general, pervious areas were declining in the watershed. York Creek’s flow is very flashy (responds very quickly to rainfall) because it drains a large, densely developed […]

  • Money available for Muskegon River Watershed projects

    Money available for Muskegon River Watershed projects

    May 28, 2014

    What: Ice Mountain Environmental Stewardship Fund How much: Up to $50,000 annually, but typical grants are in the $5,000 to $20,000 range. For Whom: Any agency with a project supporting conservation, enhancement, and restoration of the Muskegon River Watershed waters and natural resources. From Whom: Great Spring Waters of America, Inc. When and How: July […]

  • Michigan Clean Water Corps Program Grant Available

    Michigan Clean Water Corps Program Grant Available

    March 3, 2014

    What: A new one-time grant opportunity under the Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps) Program to support a single Road/Stream Crossing Inventory Pilot Program, which enables volunteers to assess the condition of road/stream crossings throughout a target watershed. The data will be publicly available to various agencies as a screening tool, and MiCorps will provide training […]

  • $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 […]

  • Grant Advisory from Jason Washler

    Grant Advisory from Jason Washler

    September 13, 2012

    I met yesterday with 3 members of EPA Region 5 to review the Lake Street project in Whitehall, and I learned the following: Over half the projects that received money during the first round of funding were in EPA Areas of Concern (AOC).  80% of the projects that received money during the second round of […]

  • MDEQ to give $4,000,000 in grants for water quality improvements

    MDEQ to give $4,000,000 in grants for water quality improvements

    August 7, 2012

    Have a watershed management plan? Get it rolling with help from these grants: Clean Michigan Initiative – Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Grants: Approximately $1 million is available to fund priority recommendations of watershed management plans that have been approved by the DEQ. Proposals must include a minimum 25% local match. Federal Clean Water Act, Section 319: Approximately […]