The NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) and the NYS Department of Health (DOH) announced that $50 million in water infrastructure grants are now available to local governments for critical water and wastewater infrastructure upgrades. The $50 million in funding is part of $200 million in grants expected through the New York State Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA) over the next three state fiscal years to fund municipal wastewater and drinking water infrastructure projects that improve water quality and protect public health.
For State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2015-2016, $30 million in grant funding will be available for clean water (wastewater) projects and $20 million for drinking water projects. Funds will be administered by EFC and DOH.
Complete applications must be submitted to NYSWaterGrants@efc.ny.gov no later than the close of business on Friday, September 4, 2015.
For more information and to apply, visit www.efc.ny.gov/NYSWaterGrants.