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Resource Information

Agency:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Resource:

(EPA) Clean Water Act – Section 319

Overview:

Provides grants to states, Tribes, and territories for development of programs to reduce pollution from unregulated and diffuse sources (nonpoint sources), such as agricultural and urban runoff. Grants can be used to reduce runoff and monitor and evaluate progress and may include wetland restoration and improved stormwater management. Recipients must have an approved watershed plan in place in accordance with CWA 319.

Funding Information:

  • Federal share may not exceed 60 percent implementation cost.
  • Non-federal share must be from non- federal sources and must be at least 40 percent for entire grant (CWA section 319(h)(3); 40 CFR 35.265)

Resource Website(s):

https://www.epa.gov/nps/319-grant-program-states-and-territories

Keywords:

State Government, Tribal, Preparing for Flood Response, Financial Assistance

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