Resources

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

    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 […]

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  • Cooperative grant program reopened

    Townships can apply for grants from the state’s Economic Vitality Incentive Grant Program, which was reopened after the Legislature approved a supplemental appropriation that included an extra $10 million for the program. The grants aim to provide funding to offset costs for townships, cities, villages and counties interested in service sharing or consolidation and other […]

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  • Five Myths about Great Lakes Water

    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 […]

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  • EPA offers $15 million for small utility systems

    The Environmental Protection Agency has $15 million in grants to help small drinking water and wastewater systems with training and technical assistance. The funds are for Safe Drinking Water Act compliance training and tools to help your staff enhance system operations and management practices. If your water or wastewater system serves fewer than 10,000 people, you may […]

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