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The CY 2022 Disaster Water Grants Program is designed to assist communities by awarding grant funds to qualified entities
for expenses related to water infrastructure systems in designated areas that were impacted by events that occurred during CY 2022 and were recognized through Presidentially Declared Disasters.
In addition to damage repairs, these grants are also intended to develop system capacity and resiliency in order to reduce or eliminate long-term risks from future events.
Water infrastructure systems include drinking water, wastewater, solid waste, and stormwater projects serving eligible communities.
Adequate documentation must be provided to demonstrate impacts to the water infrastructure systems.
Eligible applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
(a) Be either a Public Body, an organization operated on a not-for-profit basis, a tribe, or a prefabricated home organization operating an eligible community-based system.
Non-tribal applicants proposing to serve tribes and tribal areas should have the support of those tribes either in the form of a Tribal Resolution and/or letter of support for the project impacting their communities.
(b) Be eligible to receive and administer a Federal grant under Federal law.
(c) Each applicant must:
(1) Have or will obtain the legal authority necessary for owning, constructing, operating, and maintaining the facility or service to be repaired or replaced and for issuing security for the proposed grant; (2) Be responsible for operating, maintaining, and managing the facility, and providing for its continued availability and use at reasonable user rates and charges; and (3) Retain this responsibility even though the facility may be operated, maintained, or managed by a third party under contract or management agreement.
(d) Demonstrate that they possess the technical, managerial, and financial capability necessary to consistently comply with pertinent Federal and State laws and requirements.
(e) Have no delinquent debt to the federal government or no outstanding judgments to repay a federal debt.