Water Districts

Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program

The threat of salinity is a major concern in both the United States and Mexico; salinity affects agricultural, municipal, and industrial water users. The goal of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program is to enhance and protect the quality of water available in the Colorado River for use in the United States. Reclamation’s Basin […]

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Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant (ECWAG)

The ECWAG grant can be applied for to aid communities that have experienced a significant decline in water quantity or quality from their sources due to a natural disaster or other emergency event such as: drought, flood, fire, earthquake, disease outbreak, chemical or leakage spill.  70% or more of funding is to be used for

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NRCS-PL566 Watersheds

The Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act (PL-566) authorizes the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to help local organizations and units of government plan and implement watershed projects. PL-566 watershed projects are locally led to solve natural and human resource problems in watersheds up to 250,000 acres (less than 400 square miles).

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This program is designed to help small, financially distressed rural communities with population of 2,500 or less. Funds may be used for feasibility studies to support applications for funding water or waste disposal projects, preliminary design and engineering analysis, and technical assistance for the development of an application for financial assistance. Median household income must

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State Revolving Fund (SRF) : Drinking Water

Low interest loans (typically 2-4%, 20 years) and grants. Funding amounts depend on available funding and the financial situation of the applicant. Planning funding is available for Drinking Water Projects up to $40,000 approved by staff without appearance before the board. Funding can be used for system improvements such as collection, treatment facilities for sewer,

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Wastewater Project Assistance Program

State Nonpoint Source Funding is provided by the Utah Water Quality Board every year from the interest on loans to communities for the maintenance and construction of sanitary sewage systems. The Water Quality Board recognizes that NPS pollution is a growing problem while point source pollution is progressively being dealt with through improved treatment. These

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Water & Waste Disposal

The Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program provides funding for clean and reliable drinking water systems, sanitary sewage disposal, sanitary solid waste disposal, and storm water drainage to households and businesses. Funds may be used to finance the acquisition, construction or improvement of drinking water sourcing, treatment, storage, and distribution. Sewer collection, transmission,

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