August 12, 2021

Grants will be awarded to water and wastewater projects based on the following priorities: 
 
  • Disadvantaged communities
  • Projects that will significantly improve water quality in their watershed
  • Projects that use alternative wastewater treatment technologies (all projects proposing alternative technologies must be approved by DNR)
  • Communities with the highest sewer or water rates
  • Projects that use technology to address nutrient reduction
  • Projects that will improve source waters for drinking water utilities
 
Applications are due October 1, 2021. The application can be found on the Water Quality Resources web page.
 
The grant awardees are determined by a committee consisting of the Secretary of Agriculture (or designee), the Executive Director of Iowa Finance Authority (or designee) and the Director of the Department of Natural Resources (or designee). 
 

For questions contact the Water Quality Team.