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Water and Wastewater Disposal

Grant Program

HOW TO APPLY:

Click here to contact an area office. Basic information will be provided over the telephone, and an application will be mailed to you to be completed and returned to the office; or an appointment will be scheduled.

OBJECTIVE:

Reduce the costs of developing water and wastewater disposal facilities to reasonable levels for users of the systems. Grants may cover up to 75% of eligible project costs.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING GRANTS:

Grants made to nonprofit organizations to provide assistance and/or training to associations located in rural areas and to cities and towns with populations of 10,000 or less.

Assistance provided to identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste disposal problems, improve the operation of existing water and waste disposal facilities, and to assist associations in preparing applications for water and waste disposal facilities.

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT GRANTS:

Grants made to public and private nonprofit organizations to provide technical assistance and/or training to associations located in rural areas and to cities and towns with populations of 10,000 or less.

Assistance provided to reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources, and improve planning and management of solid waste facilities.

Assistance may also be provided to enhance operator skills in operations and maintenance, identify threats to water resources, and reduce the solid water stream.

RURAL WATER CIRCUIT RIDER TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE:

On-site technical assistance provided to help ensure cost-effective operation of rural water systems.

Assistance is provided free of cost and may be requested by officials of rural water systems or by Rural Development personnel.

 

Click here to obtain more information on our water and wastewater disposal grant programs, or to request an application.

If you would like to review USDA Regulations, Procedures, Notices, RD Forms, or RD Handbooks, Click Here.

 

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