Water Efficiency Grants for Met Council Cities

$750,000 available; apply by Sept. 30.

The grants will range from $2,000 to $50,000 to municipalities to lower the cost for residents to purchase and install products that reduce water use, such as toilets, washing machines, irrigation sprinklers, and irrigation controllers.
Council grant funds will cover 75% of program costs, with a required 25% local match. Residents must pay a portion of the cost of any appliance or water use audit they purchase.
Required application information includes:
•    Rebate or grant program design and work plan
•    Proposed examples of communications to property owners
•    Requested total grant amount
•    Estimated annual amount of water saved by the applying municipality