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Monday, 23 October 2023 08:08

Announcement: Water Quality Improvement Fund, Categories 2 & 3 open

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Announcement: Water Quality Improvement Fund, Categories 2 & 3 open

Applications are open through November 28, 2023, 5:00 PM

The Water Quality Improvement Fund (WQIF) is currently accepting applications to fund projects in Categories 2 and 3 only.

  • Category 2: Projects that improve water quality in the community or water body that has been impacted by a water quality violation.
  • Category 3: Planning, design, construction, or repair of stormwater projects and domestic wastewater treatment facilities identified on the current fiscal year’s Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Intended Use Plan.

Eligible entities include:

  • Governmental agencies
  • Publicly owned water systems
  • Private not-for-profit public water systems
  • Not-for-profit stormwater program administrators or training providers
  • Not-for-profit watershed groups 
  • Private landowners impacted by a water quality violation

Entities that pay a Colorado Water Quality Control Act civil penalty are not able to receive a grant from the WQIF for a period of 5 years from the date of the payment of the penalty.

To access the Request for Applications (RFA) for this funding opportunity, please visit the WQCD Water Quality Grants web page.

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