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Fed FUNDS for Water and Wastewater Utilities

Critical Actions for Water and Wastewater Utilities to Document Damage, Costs, and Repairs

Take these critical actions to improve your chances of getting reimbursed. You need to thoroughly document both the damage and any repairs. Use sample forms to help with recordkeeping.

Contact your local emergency management agencies


Document all damage with damage assessment forms


Take photos of ALL damage


Document emergency repair work


Document hours worked, equipment and vehicles used (including miles or hours used), materials purchased, contractors used, and mutual aid requests


Consider Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding for a Presidentially-Declared Disaster