US Army Corps of Engineers

Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) Grants

President Obama signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014 (H.R. 3080) into law on June 10, 2014.  WRRDA is the primary legislation by which Congress authorizes the Corps of Engineers’ key civil works missions, including navigation, flood risk management and environmental restoration.  The authorities provided in WRRDA help USACE continue to provide value to the nation in developing and maintaining the nation’s waterways and harbors, reducing damages from storm events, and restoring the environment.

WRRDA grants can be used for wastewater treatment and related facilities, water supply and related facilities, environmental restoration and surface water resource protection and development.

Maximum Award Amount

No specific amount per project, but typically no more than $1,500,000. Funding for this program
varies year to year.

Cost Matching

75% federal/25% local cost share.

Eligible Applicants

Public Entities are eligible to apply.

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