Category: Funds

Sewer Overflow and Stormwater Reuse Municipal Grants (OSG) Program

The DWQ has obtained grant funding for select stormwater projects through the Federal Sewer Overflow & Stormwater Grant Program (OSG). Applicants in financially distressed or rural communities (see Prioritization) will be prioritized. Projects must be stormwater projects which manage, reduce, treat, or recapture water through the use of green infrastructure. This money may not be …

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Utah Lake Preservation Fund Grant Program

The Utah Division of Water Quality is now accepting applications for the Utah Lake Preservation Fund, a competitive grant program for Utah Lake water quality projects. During the 2022 General Session, the Utah Legislature created the $30 million Utah Lake Preservation Fund using federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. The Utah Division of Water …

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Southern Utah Reuse ARPA Grant Program

The Southern Utah Reuse ARPA Grant program is a competitive grant program for wastewater reuse projects in Southern Utah, with priority for projects that mitigate the impacts of drought in rural communities and the agricultural sector. Applications are due by Oct. 17, 2022 The Utah Water Quality Board is administering this funding, and has authority …

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Water Quality American Rescue Plan Act Funds (ARPA)

State Appropriations During the 2022 session, the legislature appropriated ARPA funds for three groups of water quality projects that will be administered by the Department of Environmental Quality or the Utah Water Quality Board: 1. Southern Utah – Recycle/Reuse, 2. Utah Lake Preservation, and 3. West Weber Site Sewer Infrastructure. Southern Utah – Recycle/Reuse Grant …

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Funding:
Petroleum Storage Tank Trust Program

Jump to … Funding the PST Fund Certificate of Compliance Join the PST Fund Accessing the PST Fund PST Fund Information Application for PST Fund Eligibility Work Plans Payment Voucher Comments or Questions Funding the PST Fund Sources of revenue for the PST Fund are petroleum storage tank fees, UST installation company permit fees, and …

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Financial Assistance Programs:
Water Quality

Funding Available for Water Quality and Wastewater Infrastructure Projects The Utah Division of Water Quality’s (DWQ) Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program (SRF) on average, receives a combined $9 million dollars a year from State and Federal funding and, on average, an additional $15 million in funding each year from loan repayments. This money …

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State Revolving Fund (SRF): Drinking Water

Rule See Rule R309-700. State Drinking Water Project Revolving Loan Fund Program. Contact Info Michael Grange (mgrange@utah.gov), (801) 674-2563 Heather Pattee (hbobb@utah.gov), (385) 515-1498 Skye Sieber (sasieber@utah.gov), (385) 515-0038 Elisa Brawley (ebrawley@utah.gov), (385) 272-5634

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Federal State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program: Drinking Water

The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program was established by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Amendments of 1996. Congress appropriates funding for the DWSRF. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency then awards capitalization grants to states, which in turn may provide low-cost loans and other types of financial assistance to eligible public water systems to finance the costs …

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Water Quality: Helping Communities Protect Their Water Quality

By Lisa Nelson, P.E. On September 23, 2015, on a beautiful sunny day in the mountains of Summit County, members of Utah’s Water Quality Board, along with Trever Johnson and Duane Schmidt, current and former mayors of Coalville City, gathered together with the Coalville City Council for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of …

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Drinking Water: DEQ Funding Keeps Water Safe to Drink

June 1, 2015 By Michael Grange Safe, clean drinking water. Something everyone wants, but something that may not happen all on its own. There are times when Mother Nature needs a helping hand. The cities of Magna, Woods Cross, and Gunnison have experienced this firsthand. In each case, the contamination was identified in the drinking …

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