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The Texas Department of Transportation has posted a call for projects for the 2016 Highway Safety Improvements Program (HSIP). Approximately $155 million is anticipated to be available statewide for this program focusing primarily on improving safety and reducing severe accidents. Local governments are encouraged to submit applications and should contact their area or district office for more detail.

Freese and Nichols attended an informational meeting and is experienced in preparing this application for clients if you would like assistance. The deadline for this...

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The Bureau of Reclamation is requesting applications for its WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program Grant for Fiscal Year 2016. The objective of this program is to encourage entities to submit proposals for activities to establish or further develop a watershed management group.

Funding may be used to complete:

  1. Establishment or further development of a watershed group
  2. Development of a mission statement for the watershed group
  3. Development
  4. ...

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) published a Notice of Funding Availability for the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program. This grant program is providing $500 million in funding for transportation projects that have a significant impact on the nation, a metropolitan area or region. Projects can include highways, bridges, public transit, rail intermodal facilities, and marine and port investments.

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The Bureau of Reclamation is requesting applications for its Drought Resiliency Project and Drought Contingency Planning Plan Grants. Applications are due April 11, 2016 and require 50 cost share.

Projects submitted under the Drought Resiliency Project Grants should “help communities prepare for and respond to drought” by ultimately developing community resiliency, especially in terms of their water supply. There is approximately $3 million of federal funds available under the...

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The Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) provides multiple, low-interest loan and grant funding opportunities for municipal water/wastewater infrastructure, stormwater, green infrastructure and energy efficiency projects. As of January 1, 2016, OWRB has approved more than 2,000 loans and grants totaling over $3 billion. OWRB program rates are often more attractive than those most entities can obtain on the open market!

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) is one of OWRB’s low-interest loan programs offering loan terms at 40 percent below market rates. The program can fund...

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The application cycle for North Carolina’s Clean Water Management Trust Fund is now open and applications are due February 1, 2016. The CWMTF provides grant funds for projects with the primary purpose of conservation, preservation and restoration of the state’s environmental and natural resources. Categories of applications include:

  • Land Acquisition for Protection of Riparian Buffers, Greenways, Natural Heritage, Historical and Cultural Sites, and Military Buffers
  • Restoration Projects
  • Innovative Stormwater
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The Bureau of Reclamation is requesting applications for its WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant for Fiscal Year 2016. Projects submitted for funding should seek to conserve and use water more efficiently, increase the use of renewable energy and improve energy efficiency, complement ongoing efforts to address water supply sustainability, or carry out other activities to address climate-related impacts on water.

The estimated total program funding available is $21 million...

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) will hold a public hearing on Dec. 14, 2015, to discuss distribution of $6.8 million in emergency flood funding. Gov. Gregg Abbott approved the funding for development of stream gages and floodplain management and planning technical assistance in November.

“The emergency transfer of these funds is imperative to our state’s future in preparing for flooding events,” said Governor Abbott. “It is critical that our state has sophisticated technology and enhanced floodplain planning in place to respond to emergency situations associated with...

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