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If you have questions or would like to discuss project ideas, please contact the WaterWorks staff.

Types of projects eligible for WaterWorks grants

  • Community engagement and stewardship
  • Education
  • Outreach
  • Pollution prevention and best management practices for source control
  • Green stormwater infrastructure (rain gardens, cisterns, etc.) or low impact development features
  • Habitat restoration in riparian areas
  • Water quality assessments and monitoring
  • Science and research
  • Social marketing campaign (outreach aimed at behavior change)
  • Technology development
  • Demonstration projects
  • Planning and/or design of projects listed above

Types of projects NOT eligible for WaterWorks grants

  • Land acquisitions or conservation easements*
  • Lobbying of elected officials
  • Activities required for mitigation
  • Design, construction, operation, or maintenance of local sewer facilities or connection to the County system

*Note: Land acquisitions or conservation easements are not allowed in the WaterWorks competitive track, but in some cases are allowed under WaterWorks council-allocated track.


Elizabeth Loudon

Kai Gregersen