DEEP: Upcoming Watershed Events and Grant Deadlines

Upcoming Watershed Events and Grant Deadlines
The following might be of interest to Connecticut Watershed Stakeholders:
The Long Island Sound Futures Fund? (Futures Fund) is soliciting proposals.  Funding priorities for this program include: 
  • Clean waters and healthy watersheds: improving water quality by delivering projects that reduce combined sewer overflows, stormwater runoff and nonpoint source nutrient loading into the Long Island Sound.
  • Thriving Habitats and Abundant Wildlife: restoring coastal habitats to maintain resiliency and function, and foster diverse, balanced and abundant populations of fish, birds and wildlife.
  • Educating to Engage Sustainable and Resilient Communities
Full Proposal Due Date:  Thursday, June 22, 2017 by 11:59 PM  Eastern Time
CIRCA is a partnership of the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to assist Connecticut towns and cities to adapt to a changing climate and to enhance the resilience of their infrastructure
Due date is to be determined.
The Connecticut Water Planning Council is engaged in the process toward creating a State Water Plan.  There will be opportunity for public dialogue with the Council and consultants who are assisting.  Details will be posted on the CT Water Planning Council website
US EPA has approved CT DEEPís 2014 Nonpoint Source Management Program Plan effective September 29, 2014.

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection uses the Department's web site to provide information about topics pertaining to water quality based programs within Connecticut.  These  updates may include information on the Water Quality Standards, TMDLs, Monitoring and Assessment, Watershed Management, Non-Point Source and 319 Programs, Aquifer Protection and other water quality programs or projects. If you would like to receive notice of water quality program updates by e-mail, please subscribe to the WQPlanning listserv.

Content last updated on May 25, 2017