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EPA Water and Wastewater Technical Assistance (TA)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides technical assistance (TA) to build community capacity, resolve compliance challenges, and address water infrastructure needs in large and small water systems in rural, tribal, urban, and suburban communities across the country.

Challenges TA can help the community address include:

  • Lead service line identification and replacement
  • Drinking water treatment plant and pipe upgrades or building new drinking water infrastructure
  • Wastewater treatment plant and pipe upgrades or building new wastewater infrastructure
  • Connecting households or small drinking water/wastewater systems to larger systems
  • Stormwater, green infrastructure, and water conservation projects
  • Source water protection
  • Emerging contaminant challenges
  • Improving cybersecurity
  • Improving climate resiliency

TA services include:

  • Identifying water infrastructure or water quality improvement needs
  • Planning for capital improvements
  • Building technical, managerial, and financial capacity
  • Preparing for and developing applications materials for financing a project through the State Revolving Funds (SRF) and other EPA-supported funding opportunities

Eligible participants:

  • Local governments/communities
  • Drinking water utilities/systems
  • Wastewater utilities/systems
  • Stormwater utilities/systems
  • States, tribes, and territories
  • Non-governmental organizations that are seeking federal funding for water projects
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

This is a technical assistance opportunity.

Application process

Complete the online TA request form.

Tagged as
Capital funding · Environmental health · Grant writing · Infrastructure · Needs assessment methods and resources · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health

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For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.