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Merger/Regionalization Feasibility Grants

 Overview

  • The Merger/Regionalization Feasibility grants were created in Session Law 2015-241, with the changes made to NCGS 159G, to broaden the use of grant funds to encourage water and wastewater utilities to become viable and more proactive in the management and financing of their systems.
  • The grants are limited to $50,000 from the Wastewater Reserve or the Drinking Water Reserve, over a period of three years, to the same local government unit or nonprofit water corporation.
  • The Affordability Criteria do not limit the grant percentage or the eligibility for these grants.

Types of Funding Available

  • Grants 

 Eligible Applicants

  • Local Government Units 
  • Nonprofit Water Corporations

 Eligible Projects

  • Studies to evaluate the potential consolidation or two or more systems into one system into one system and the potential physical interconnection with another system for regional wastewater treatment or regional water supply.

 Applications

 

Application Deadlines

Please note: The Division of Water Infrastructure recognizes that Hurricane Florence-related issues have impacted the ability of some communities to complete their applications for Fall 2018 water infrastructure funding by the Sept. 28 deadline. The division has extended the deadline to 5:00 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2018 for all funding programs. Applications must be delivered by that date and time to the division office as follows:

Application Information: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/wi/application-forms

Application submittal information:

Physical Address: For Fed Ex and UPS, please use the physical address, as having applications delivered to the mailing address will delay delivery.

Division of Water Infrastructure-8th floor

Archdale Building

512 North Salisbury Street

Raleigh, NC 27604

Mailing Address: When using the mailing address, please allow ample time for delivery, as the Division of Water Infrastructure cannot assure timely delivery using this method.

Division of Water Infrastructure

1633 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1633

 

For additional information, call 919-707-9160 or visit http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/wi/homeThis information will also be posted on the UNC Environmental Finance Center listserv  at https://efc.sog.unc.edu/content/nc-water-listserv-ncwater.

  • CWSRF:  October 31, 2018
  • DWSRF:  October 31, 2018
  • State Reserve Program (construction projects):  October 31, 2018
  • Asset Inventory and Assessment Grants: October 31, 2018
  • Merger/Regionalization Feasibility Grants: October 31, 2018
  • CDBG-I:  October 31, 2018

 

Application Training

 

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 For assistance contact us at   

 919.707.9160

         

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N.C. Division of Water Infrastructure 

Mailing Address (USPS): 1633 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27699-1633    

Street Address (FedEx, UPS): 512 N. Salisbury St. 8th Floor, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27604

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