Water Infrastructure Improvement Grants

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Water Infrastructure Improvement Grants
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About this grant

The New York State Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA) provides competitive grants to help municipalities fund water quality infrastructure projects. WIIA grants are available for wastewater and drinking water projects that protect or improve water quality and/or protect public health. Municipalities may submit applications for multiple projects, including wastewater, sewer and drinking water projects.

Grant Summary FAQs

Learn about the newest round of funding
Nov. 2 Webinar Video

EFC held a webinar on Nov. 2 to share information about the newest round of water grant funding. 

Webinar Slideshow

Resources from the webinar.

Grant Categories
Clean Water, Wastewater and Water Quality Projects

A municipality’s project or project phase would be awarded a grant up to $25 million, or 25% of net eligible project costs, whichever is less.

Drinking Water Projects

Eligible projects that address emerging contaminants above the State determined Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) would be awarded 60% of net eligible project costs. Others would be awarded the lesser of $3 million or 60% of net eligible project costs.

Recipient Information
Map of Awardees

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Recipients by Year

Winners from 2016-2019