EPA Announces Grants to Aid Small Drinking Water, Wastewater Systems

eight(April 17, 2018) – EPA recently announced over $25 million in grant funds to assist small water and wastewater systems with training and other issues.  Funding will be used to provide small public drinking water and wastewater systems with training and technical assistance to achieve and maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, improve operational performance, and help inform private drinking water well owners about protecting their drinking water supply and improving water quality.

A variety of entities received portions of the funding, including the National Rural Water Association, the Rural Community Assistance Partnership, and the University of North Carolina Environmental Finance Center.  Members with questions about the grants can contact Nathan Gardner-Andrews.