Grant program to promote environmental water awareness
McMurray, PA— American Water has launched an Environmental Grant Program in Pennsylvania to support innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds and community drinking water supplies.
Grants of up to $10,000 will be provided for projects
that result in the protection or improvement of the community’s
public drinking water supplies and/or improve, restore or protect a
watershed. Examples of activities supported by the program include watershed
cleanups, reforestation efforts, underground tank inspection programs,
biodiversity projects, streamside buffer restoration projects, wellhead
protection initiatives and hazardous waste collection efforts.
To qualify, a proposed project must be located within Pennsylvania American Water’s service area, be completed between June 1, 2005 and November 1, 2005, and be a new or innovative initiative for the community or serve as significant expansion to an existing program.
Grant application forms and additional information can be found on Pennsylvania American Water’s website, under “In the News” at http://www.pawc.com/. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 1, 2005 and mailed to American Water, 852 Wesley Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Attn: Joi Corrado.