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MWCD Approves over Half a Million in Grants in 2016

March 30, 2016

The Board of Directors of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) recently approved the tenth grant of the year which brings MWCD grant funding in 2016 to over $500,000. The grant program, called Partners in Watershed Management (PWM), provides for the use of maintenance assessment funds to assist local communities, groups, and organizations in implementing water quality projects, flood reduction and mitigation programs, and watershed education efforts throughout the 18 county Conservancy District. This highly successful program was instituted in 2009 and has provided over $5.6 million in grant funding for 79 projects throughout the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. For every $1 granted by MWCD in 2016 another $2.75 of funding is leveraged from other funding sources for the specified water quality projects. The ten projects approved for PWM grant funding in 2016 include the following:


Applicant Project Name County Project Cost MWCD Grant
Camp Roosevelt-Firebird Waste Water Treatment Plant Repair Carroll $32,500 $26,000
Washington Township Twp. Road 452 Stream Bank Stabilization Holmes $32,000 $32,000
Knox County Park District Zuck Riparian Preserve Knox $204,931 $100,000
City of Newark Log Pond Run Diversion Channel Restoration Licking $348,090 $175,000
Heidelberg University Muskingum River Gage at McConnelsville Morgan $33,750 $16,000
Muskingum County Soil and Water Conservation District Nutrient Management & Water Quality Muskingum $55,862 $21,100
Village of Wilmot Wilmot Stream Restoration Stark $385,380 $78,900
Rural Action Huff Run/Mud Run Watershed Education Tuscarawas and Carroll $71,361 $26,000
City of Rittman Landis Ditch Water Quality Improvements Wayne $25,000 $25,000
Stark County Zimber Ditch Flood Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Stark $332,087 $22,139
TOTAL $1,520,961 $552,139


Applications and eligibility requirements for the PWM grant program can be found on the District’s website at


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