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.


The Drinking Water Supply Protection Grant Program provides financial assistance to public water systems and municipal water departments for the purchase of land or interests in land for:

  • The protection of existing DEP-approved public drinking water supplies
  • The protection of planned future public drinking water supplies
  • Groundwater recharge

Grant Details

  • Maximum award: $350,000
  • Reimbursement rate: 50%
  • Application deadline: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 3:00 pm
  • Inquiries:
    • There would be no information session for this grant. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the grant contact person with their questions. Please note; no questions on the application process will be addressed after November 28, 2016.

Contact Information

For more information, you can contact:

Emmanuel Owusu - Division of Conservation Services

(617) 626-1187



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