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July 07, 2017

Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Proposed Budget

The Clean Water Fund Board is pleased to announce a 30-day public comment period to gather input on Vermont's clean water funding priorities for the next state fiscal year. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others in making needed investments in priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont's lakes, rivers, and wetlands. Your participation in the Clean Water Fund budget process will help the State better understand public priorities for funding clean water improvements. There are many opportunities to participate! Current and upcoming opportunities are listed here:

Join the Clean Water Conversation: July 12, 2017

Learn about the Clean Water Fund budget process and opportunities to provide input on next year's allocations. Join the conversation on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm through a DEC-hosted webinar (via Skype for Business). Attend online or with your local regional planning commission. For more information, contact Kari Dolan (email, with the subject line Clean Water Conversation).

Take the Online Questionnaire: Responses Due by August 2, 2017

Share your input on Vermont's draft clean water funding priorities and allocations for the next state fiscal year by completing the online questionnaire ( The deadline for responding to the questionnaire is 4:30 pm, Wednesday, August 2, 2017. If you have any questions, or if you need a hard copy of this questionnaire to respond, contact Bethany Sargent (email, with the subject line Clean Water Fund Questionnaire).

Please see the Clean Water Fund Budget Process webpage ( for more information.

Contact: Emily Bird, Environmental Analyst, Vermont Clean Water Initiative Program,

Source: Department of Environmental Conservation
Last Updated at: July 07, 2017 11:12:33