66.419: Water Pollution Control State, Interstate, and Tribal Program Support
Alternate Name: Section 106 Grants
Sept. 2, 2022
Sept. 2, 2022
To assist States (including territories, the District of Columbia, and Indian Tribes qualified under CWA Section 518(e)), and interstate agencies in establishing and maintaining adequate measures for prevention and control of surface and ground water pollution from both point and nonpoint sources. Funding Priority - Fiscal year 2021and 2022: States and Tribes continue to focus on fulfilling their basic responsibilities under the CWA Section 106 funded programs. State priority efforts will include: (1) implementing monitoring strategies and the statistically-valid surveys to determine water quality status and trends; (2) fostering a watershed approach, including total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) and watershed plans designed to meet water quality standards; (3) implementing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting programs; and 4) States and Tribes will continue adopting updated water quality standards that support designated uses and completing triennial reviews on time. States NPDES Programs will continue to: (1) ensure the integrity of the program; (2) achieve and measure environmental results; and (3) incorporate efficiencies in permitting program operations. States will also conduct source water protection actions to protect both ground water and surface waters used for drinking water. Tribes will continue to conduct watershed assessments and will maintain and improve their capacity to implement water quality programs through monitoring, assessments, planning, data management and standards development. States and Tribes eligible for WIIN Act funding will continue monitoring the surface water and sediment quality of the Animas and San Juan rivers.
Type of Assistance
A - Formula Grants
Eligible entities include States (including the District of Columbia and territories), interstate water pollution control agencies as defined in the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, and Indian tribes qualified under CWA Section 518(e). Requirements of the program are based on Section 106 of the Act, 2 CFR 200 and 1500 as applicable, and 40 CFR Parts 35 and 130.
States (including the District of Columbia), Territories, interstate water pollution control agencies and Indian tribes qualified under Section 518(e) of the Clean Water Act (CWA).