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Drinking Water Supply Protection Grant Program

Find details on this grant program. Learn what types of projects are eligible, and figure out if your organization is eligible to apply.

FY23 Grant Round Now Closed.


The DWSP grant program provides financial assistance to public water systems and municipal water departments for the purchase of land or interests in land for the following purposes: 1) protection of existing DEP-approved public drinking water supplies; 2) protection of planned future public drinking water supplies; or 3) groundwater recharge. It is a reimbursement program.

Grant Details

  • Maximum award: $350,000
  • Reimbursement rate: 60%
  • Grant bid release date: December 2, 2022

  • Grant deadline: March 10, 2023 at 3:00 PM

DWSP Grant Links

For more information on public drinking water supplies in Massachusetts, go to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP): Drinking Water

Contact Information

For more information, you can contact:

Vanessa Farny - Division of Conservation Services

(857) 330-1978


Additional Resources

Contact for Drinking Water Supply Protection Grant Program


100 Cambridge St, Suite 900, Boston, MA 02114

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