Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant
Assists rural communities that have had a significant decline in quantity or
quality of drinking water and may be required to have a Presidential emergency
- Eligible applicants include public entities such as municipalities,
counties, special-purpose districts, Native Amercian tribes, and non profit
Terms and Conditions:
- The maximum amount of grant awarded is $500,000 when a significant
decline in quantity or quality of water has occurred within two years or
$75,000 to make emergency repairs and replacement of facilities on existing
- Grants may be made for 100 percent of project cost.
- Grants can be made to rural areas, towns, and cities with a population
of 10,000 or less and a median household income not in excess of 100 percent
of the state's non-metropolitan median household income.
- Historically, this program has not been funded by Congress each Fiscal
Year. You should contact your local USDA Rural Development Office to
check on the availability of funding.