2019 Partners in Watershed Management Grant Recipients Approved

March 2, 2020

On December 20, 2019 the Board of Directors of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) approved $1,009,543.62 in grants to fifteen local organizations. 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 counties within the MWCD. Since its inception in 2009 this highly successful program has provided over $7.8 million in grant funding for 111 projects. These numbers also include recipients of debris removal projects.

The 2019 Partners in Watershed Management Grant Recipients are listed below.

ApplicantProject Name  County Project Cost MWCD Grant
Noble County CommissionersLashley Addition Sewage Collection Stormwater Modification  Noble   $50,000   $50,000
City of RittmanRittman Flood Mapping Study  Wayne   $224,500   $81,000
Stark ParksNimisila Creek Preserve - Denshire Property Acquisition   Stark   $282,000   $150,000
Village of HebronVillage of Hebron Hydrologic and Hydraulic Floodplain Analysis   Licking   $39,500   $29,795
North Central Ohio Land ConservancyWatershed Protection Along the Clear Fork Valley Scenic Trail   Richland   $40,000   $20,000
Western Reserve Land ConservancyDorn Forest Preserve Conservation Easement   Stark   $865,400   $155,000
Dover City SchoolsDover High School   Tuscarawas   $750,560   $372,700
Wayne County CommissionersWayne County High Water Warning System   Wayne   $32,417   $19,372
Summit County Stormwater ManageSummit County Flooding Taskforce River Gauges   Summit   $60,000   $60,000
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