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.
|Applicant||Project Name||County||Project Cost||MWCD Grant|
|Noble County Commissioners||Lashley Addition Sewage Collection Stormwater Modification||Noble||$50,000||$50,000|
|City of Rittman||Rittman Flood Mapping Study||Wayne||$224,500||$81,000|
|Stark Parks||Nimisila Creek Preserve - Denshire Property Acquisition||Stark||$282,000||$150,000|
|Village of Hebron||Village of Hebron Hydrologic and Hydraulic Floodplain Analysis||Licking||$39,500||$29,795|
|North Central Ohio Land Conservancy||Watershed Protection Along the Clear Fork Valley Scenic Trail||Richland||$40,000||$20,000|
|Western Reserve Land Conservancy||Dorn Forest Preserve Conservation Easement||Stark||$865,400||$155,000|
|Dover City Schools||Dover High School||Tuscarawas||$750,560||$372,700|
|Wayne County Commissioners||Wayne County High Water Warning System||Wayne||$32,417||$19,372|
|Summit County Stormwater Manage||Summit County Flooding Taskforce River Gauges||Summit||$60,000||$60,000|