Source Water Planning

Source Water Policy-Wisconsin


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Jurisdiction does not implement this indicator 

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SWPP Indicator



Groundwater protection planning is required

Groundwater protection planning is voluntary for the state of Wisconsin.

Watershed scale protection planning is required

Wisconsin source water protection is not required to the watershed scale.

Dedicated protection plans are required at the community water supply scale

Wellhead protection planning programs are voluntary for the state of Wisconsin.

Dedicated funding is available to implement plans

Funding is not dedicated specifically for source water plan implementation. 

Periodic updates to plans are required

Periodic plan updates are not required or specified. 

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

Wellhead and Source Water Protection are specifically listed as opportunities for grants and assistance within the draft for State Revolving Funds