Fairfax Water 2020 Water Supply Stakeholder Grant Program

Applications for the Fairfax Water’s 2020 Water Supply Stakeholder Outreach Grants are currently being accepted and the application must be postmarked by May 15, 2020. Additional information, including the guidelines and application form are available at: www.fairfaxwater.org/grants

Grants are available to qualified organizations that undertake water supply education, water quality monitoring, or watershed protection projects. Grants may be in the form of funds, technical support, or equipment. The project or activity for which the funding is to be used shall address water supply and/or watershed issues within areas served by Fairfax Water, including wholesale customers, or within the portions of the watershed providing source water to Fairfax Water’s customers lying in Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, or Fauquier Counties, or the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.  Please see the guidelines for complete details on eligibility requirements.

Eligible education projects may include seminars, programs, or displays on hydrology, water treatment processes, distribution, non-point source pollution, erosion and sediment control, water quality monitoring, or any related topic. Eligible water quality monitoring projects may include, but are not limited to, stream flow measurement, water quality constituent concentration, biological health, or erosion. Eligible watershed protection projects may include stream restoration projects, non-point source pollution management projects or other activities aimed at improving water quality within Fairfax Water’s watershed. Property owners may apply for a grant to support stabilization projects aimed at restoring the shoreline along the Occoquan Reservoir, in accordance with Fairfax Water’s Shoreline Easement Policy.

If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact Nicki Bellezza at Fairfax Water at (703) 289-6303 or outreach@fairfaxwater.org or visit: www.fairfaxwater.org/grants

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