Don’t Forget to Register for Thursday’s Webinar on Non-Traditional Sources of Funding for Source Water Protection

Register now for the Non-traditional Sources of Funding for Source Water Protection webinar that is being held on Thursday, October 11th from 1:00 to 3:00pm (eastern).  This webinar is the third in the series of five free webinars from the Enabling Source Water Protection team, led by The Trust for Public Land and the Smart Growth Leadership Institute, with support from the River Network and ASDWA.  During the webinar, participants will learn how key states are using Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Funds as well as creating new funds to support source water protection.  The speakers and agenda topics are as follows:

  • New Hampshire, Holly Green and Johnna McKenna: The Water Supply Land Protection Grant Program provides funding to land trusts and municipalities to protect critical lands through purchase or conservation easement.
  • Missouri, Ellie Knecht and Kelley Hart of TPL:  Project recommendations to use CWA 319 Supplemental Environmental Project Funds for source water protection.
  • Delaware, James Brunswick:  The Delaware Community Environmental Project Fund was established by legislation to use monies from environmental penalties
  • North Carolina, Jay Frick: Project recommendations to use CWSRF funding and how to get projects on the state’s Intended Use Plan (IUP).
  • Matt Zieper of TPL:  How states are using CWSRF funding for land conservation and how to stimulate demand for these types of loans.

 

To register for the webinar, go to the online registration link at: www.asdwa.org/swwebinars, and pass this along to your colleagues.  Registration is open to anyone who would like to participate.

 

For more information about the state projects, visit the project web site at www.landuseandwater.orgFor questions, please contact Kelley Hart at Kelley.Hart@tpl.org or 415-800-5201.

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