Maine.gov

Division of Environmental and Community Health

Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention

A Division of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services

+ A  | - A |  

DHHSMeCDCEnvironmental and Community HealthDrinking WaterInformation Management → Financial Resources

Financial Resources

The Drinking Water Program has a number of funding programs available to public water systems. Click on the links below for more information about each funding program available, or open this table for a summary of all the funding programs currently available..

  • State Revolving Fund - Low interest loans to community or non-profit, non-community public water systems for infrastructure improvements.
  • Very Small System Compliance Loan Fund - 100% principal forgiveness loans for water treatment improvements required to achieve compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act standards (excluding Total Coliform Rule).
  • Very Small System Capacity Development Grants - Grant money available to public water systems with a population of 100 or less to enhance system capacity.
  • Capacity Development Grants - Grant money available to public water systems to enhance system capacity.
  • System Consolidation Grants - Partial funding (grant money) available to water systems for the purpose of consolidation with another water system.
  • Land Acquisition Loans - Low interest loans to community or non-profit, non-community public water systems for purchase or legal control of drinking water source protection areas.
  • Source Water Protection Grant Program - Grants to community or non-profit, non-community public water systems using surface water to protect public drinking water sources.
  • Wellhead Protection Grant Program - Grants to community or non-profit, non-community public water systems using groundwater to protect public drinking water sources.
  • Sanitary Seal Well Cap Program - Program to partially fund the installation of sanitary well caps for public water systems without sanitary well seal caps on their groundwater well sources.