Dam safety grants

The Progress-Index Weekend - - LOCAL -

RICH­MOND — Dam own­ers and lo­cal gov­ern­ments may ap­ply for $1 mil­lion in grants avail­able from the Vir­ginia Dam Safety, Flood Preven­tion and Pro­tec­tion As­sis­tance Fund.

The fund is man­aged by the Vir­ginia Re­sources Au­thor­ity on be­half of the Vir­ginia De­part­ment of Con­ser­va­tion and Re­cre­ation.

All grants are re­im­burse­ments and re­quire a 50 per­cent match. The max­i­mum amount per grant will be de­ter­mined based on amounts re­quested from el­i­gi­ble projects, ap­pli­ca­tion scores and avail­able funds.

Re­quests must be sub­mit­ted by 4 p.m. on March 29.

More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able at http://www.dcr.vir­ginia.gov/dam-safetyand-flood­plains/dsfpm-grants

Any­one with ques­tions is in­vited to call 804-371-6095.

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