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Chesapeake Bay TMDL

Funding Opportunities in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

EPA provides financial assistance to the Bay jurisdictions through several grant and loan programs under the Clean Water Act. These programs include Section 117 (Chesapeake Bay), Section 319 (Nonpoint Source) and Subchapter VI (Clean Water State Revolving Fund). Bay jurisdictions include Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

EPA also provides financial assistance through grants administered by various non-governmental organizations such as the National Fish and Wildlife Federation and Chesapeake Bay Trust.

For more information, please view the following links.

May 18, 2020 Effectiveness Rationale document

Chesapeake Bay Program's Grants and RFPsExit

Clean Water State Revolving Fund

Drinking Water State Revolving Fund

Clean Water Act Section 319

Nonpoint Source Pollution

Watershed Funding