California American Water Funds 2009 Environmental Grant Program
The company will award several grants for a combined total of
A wide variety of conservation projects are eligible for funding, such as watershed cleanups, reforestation efforts, biodiversity projects, streamside buffer restoration projects, wellhead protection initiatives and hazardous waste collection efforts.
“Every individual and community has the ability to positively impact our water resources,” said
To qualify, a proposed project must be:
- Located within California American Water’s service area;
- Completed between
June 1, 2009and December 1, 2009; and
- A new or innovative community initiative or serve as a significant expansion to an existing program.
Projects will be judged based on criteria that include clarity of project goals and projected impact, strength of collaboration with other community and/or municipal organizations and evidence that the project will provide sustainable environmental results after California American Water’s funding ends.
In 2008, the program supported the Sacramento River Watershed Program and the Community Clean Water Institute. The
Grant information and application forms can be found online at californiaamwater.com.
Applications must be postmarked by
California American Water 4701 Beloit Drive Sacramento, CA 95838 Attn: Debra Vernon and Chris Albert.
California American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to more than 600,000 people. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in
SOURCE California American Water