DEEP: Upcoming Watershed Events and Grant Deadlines

Upcoming Watershed Events and Grant Deadlines
The following might be of interest to Connecticut Watershed Stakeholders:
The Connecticut Water Planning Council will conduct three public meetings to provide details of the process and progress toward creating a State Water Plan.  There will be opportunity for public dialogue with the Council and consultants who are assisting.  Details are below and will be posted on the CT Water Planning Council website

Tuesday, October 25:  6:00 – 8:00 PM Southeastern CT Council of Governments, 5 Connecticut Avenue, Norwich, CT.
Wednesday, October 26:  1:00 – 3:00 PM Hearing Room 1 at PURA, 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, CT.
Thursday, October 27:  6:00 – 8:00 PM Room 205 of the Southbury Town Hall, 501 Main Street South, Southbury, CT.

Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program, 2017 Request for Proposals.  Up to $2 million is available for the 2017 grant cycle funded by a partnership between The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).   The program's goal is to accelerate the strategic protection of healthy freshwater ecosystems and their watersheds across the country.  The deadline for proposals is February 1, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern.
US EPA has approved CT DEEP’s 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 October 17, 2016