Drinking Water Asset Management (DWAM) Grant

  • The Drinking Water Asset Management (DWAM) Grant is the first available grant program to be developed by EGLE under Michigan’s new Clean Water Plan that invests in water infrastructure around the state.  The DWAM grant is available to assist water supplies in Asset Management Plan development or updates, and/or Distribution System Materials Inventory as defined in Michigan’s Lead and Copper Rule. There is $36.5 million available, with a maximum grant award per applicant of $1 million. Applications will be accepted beginning October 15, 2020, until funding is exhausted. Applications will be scored and processed quarterly.

    DWAM Grant Overview

    DWAM Grant Application 

    DWAM grant webinar (recorded November 18, 2020)

    DWAM grant webinar PowerPoint slides

    NEW: EGLE received 301 applications, totaling $137,145,490 by the first funding round deadline. All applications are currently under review; the requested grant amount is what was illustrated on the application. After all applications are scored, a list of applicants in priority funding order will be made available.  

    Additional information on other programs can be found on the Michigan Clean Water Plan page.