Michigan Clean Water Plan
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan EGLE recently announced the MI Clean Water Plan that includes $500 million worth of funding resources to help local municipalities upgrade drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. This page is meant to assist the managers of community water supplies and the public learn about the different funding categories and how to apply for assistance as the programs are developed by EGLE. As program information becomes available details will be posted here.
Clean Water Plan Information:
- October 14, 2020 Clean Water Plan Webinar (recorded 10/14/20, 60mins)
- October 14, 2020 Clean Water Plan Webinar Slides (pdf)
- MI Clean Water Plan Fact Sheet
March 10, 1:00-2:00 PM EST
Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy announced the MI Clean Water Plan in October 2020. The investment focuses on rebuilding Michigan’s infrastructure and provides $500 million worth of funding to help local communities upgrade their drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. This webinar will provide an update on the status of the drinking water programs and next steps for the wastewater programs included in the plan. The session is geared toward providing updated information to drinking water system operators, wastewater managers, consultants, local officials, and others who oversee or manage such systems.
Drinking Water Quality Programs
- Drinking Water Asset Management (DWAM) Grant
- Consolidation and Contamination Risk Reduction Grants (C2R2)
- Affordability and Planning (AP) Grant
- Drinking Water Infrastructure Grants - For projects applying for/accepting a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loan for drinking water infrastructure upgrades included in a community asset management plan.
- Disadvantaged Community Lead Service Line Replacement Program – DWSRF loan forgiveness
Wastewater Protection Programs
Highlighted in Governor Whitmer’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2022 was the MI Clean Water Plan. Included within the proposal is a direct ask of the Legislature to act on the necessary steps needed to implement the Wastewater Protection program by the start of the fiscal year on October 1, 2021.