Source water planning
Source Water Policy – Michigan
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Community water systems are required to implement source water protection plans
Community water systems are encouraged to implement source water protection plans
Michigan assists local communities utilizing groundwater and surface water for their municipal drinking water supply systems in protecting their water source.
Funding is available to implement plans
Periodic updates to plans are required
In Michigan, periodic updates are not a requirement for source water protection plans.
For FY 2022, the State Revolving Fund program utilized set-aside funding for source water protection programs
“In 1996, amendments to the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act created the Drinking Water Revolving Fund. The Federal Government allows for set-asides from the Revolving Fund to support the Source Water Protection Grant Program to provide financial assistance for local source water protection programs.”
Monitoring sources of drinking water accessed through private wells is required
Funding is available to mitigate compromised sources of drinking water accessed through private wells
The state of Michigan does not provide funding to mitigate issues with compromised private wells.
Jurisdiction implements this program component
Jurisdiction does not implement this program component
Jurisdiction partially implements this program component