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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Nonpoint Source Water Pollution Control Grants

Purpose Established by the federal Clean Water Act 319, these funds are for the implementation of State non point source pollution control programs. Each State passes through a portion of these funds to other entities for implementing specific NPS management practices. State water quality agencies are the lead agencies for these grant programs.
Eligible Applicants Public and private entities including nonprofits, local state governments, tribes, special districts, educational institutions, and government agencies. State Water Quality Agencies issue the RFP.
Award Amount Variable. Past awards range from $20,000 to $1,000,000
Total Awarded in Fiscal Year FY13 Funding: AZ=$2.4m; CA = $7.8m; HI = $1.14m; NV = $1.26m; AS, CNMI and GU = $401k each
Matching Share 40% non-federal match on grant to State. Project match varies by State.
Key Dates:
Application Due;

Due: Varies by State
  • Restoration of impaired waters through watershed-based plans and TMDL implementation.
  • Solving problems caused by NPS.
  • Enhancing aquatic & riparian habitats.
  • Collaboration/Partnership among multiple interests.
  • Commitments to sustained water quality improvements.
See NPS Website for individual states
See website for more info
Contact Person
EPA Office/Division
Tina Yin (yin.christina@epa.gov)
Water Division
(415) 972-3579

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