The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Division of Watershed Stewardship is accepting proposals for community water quality improvement projects.
The community water quality improvement grant assists in implementing projects or programs that improve water quality in designated impaired watersheds, consistent with specific plans developed for watershed improvements.
An informational workshop will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 7 at the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR), at St. Jones Center for Estuarine Studies, 818 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover.
State or municipal governments, agencies or programs, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, community organizations, and homeowner associations in Delaware are encouraged to apply. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Programs and projects selected will demonstrate sustainable methods, techniques, and/or practices for water quality improvements, with cost effective and measurable results.
Applicants must submit up to two project proposals per grant cycle. Funding for projects receiving an award is anticipated to range from $25,000 minimum to $150,000 maximum.
For more information or to pre-register for the informational workshop, call (302) 739-9922 by Aug. 6.