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TMDL Water Quality Restoration Grants
Annually, the state legislature provides funding for the implementation of best management practices, such as regional stormwater treatment facilities, designed to reduce pollutant loads to impaired waters from urban stormwater discharges. This funding is administered by the Nonpoint Source Management Section as the TMDL Water Quality Restoration Grant, which is set out by rule in Chapter 62-305, F.A.C. and authorized by Section 403.890(2), F.S.
Who is Eligible
Applicants are eligible for the TMDL Water Quality Restoration Grant for the following types of projects:
Project Ranking and Selection
The criteria for project evaluation and ranking include:
To apply for a grant, please submit a TMDL Water Quality Restoration Grant Application Form. Please be sure to read the instructions and the associated guidance to assure that the project description complies with recent changes in state law. Please submit the additional information requested on the TMDL Supplemental along with the Grant application form. All applications should be submitted electronically to Katherine (Katie) Britt, 850-245-2938.
For additional information regarding TMDL Water Quality Restoration, you may contact Kathryn Merchant, 850-245-2952. If you have additional questions about what you can do to address nonpoint sources of pollution or additional funding opportunities, please feel free to contact Emily Forinash, 850-245-2944 . You may want to review additional funding opportunities including the Section 319 grant program and the State Revolving Fund.
Nonpoint Source Management Program
Last updated: September 25, 2017
2600 Blair Stone Road M.S. 3500
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
850-245-8336 (phone) / 850-245-8356 (fax)