Planning and Technical Assistance Grants for Massachusetts Public Water Facilities

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is soliciting Proposals for planning and technical assistance grants to assist public entities in developing asset management plans, comprehensive wastewater management plans and green infrastructure plans, along with other technical assistance type projects. 

Water Management Act Grant Program for Public Water Suppliers

This grant program is designed to assist eligible public water suppliers and municipalities with Water Management Act permits by providing funds for planning assistance, demand management, and withdrawal impact mitigation projects in local communities.

Community Septic Management Programs

A guide to financial assistance and incentives for communities and system owners. These programs can help provide low cost loans for septic management plans.

Drinking Water Supply Protection Grant Program

FY16 grant round now open

This grant provides funds to assist public water systems and municipal water departments in protecting and conserving the quality and quantity of public drinking water supply sources in the Commonwealth. It is a reimbursement program.

Grants & Financial Assistance: Watersheds & Water Quality

Grant program guides and other information about Section 319 Nonpoint Source Grants (prevention, control, and abatement of nonpoint source pollution) and Section 604 Water Quality Management Planning (water quality assessment and management planning), and summaries of projects from past years.

State Revolving Fund

The SRF Program provides low-interest loans to cities, towns, and other local governmental units for drinking water and wastewater-related infrastructure projects.

Title 5 / Septic Systems: Financial Assistance Opportunities for System Owners

Information about loans or tax credits available through MassHousing, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, and community-based programs.