Source Water Planning

Source Water Policy- New York


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SWPP Indicator



Groundwater protection planning is required

Groundwater protection planning is not required for CWS in the state of New York.

Watershed scale protection planning is required

Drinking water source protection planning is done at the municipal level.

Dedicated protection plans are required at the community water supply scale

Dedicated funding is available to implement plans

Land Acquisition for Source Water Protection funding is available through the Water Quality Improvement Project grant program.

Periodic updates to plans are required

Drinking Water Source Protection Program Plans are recommended to have maintenance at a minimum of five every years.

In the U.S. for Fiscal Year 2022, State Revolving Fund set-asides were used for source water protection programs

Wellhead protections and Source Water Petition Programs are covered under New York State Revolving Fund set-asides