The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) intends to award funding for 36 grant projects totaling $1,879,908 by utilizing a combination of state funds from the Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund and federal Chesapeake Bay Regulatory and Accountability Program funds. These 36 local government projects are in response to the 2013 Virginia Locality Stormwater Program Development Phase II Request for Proposals, issued June 3, 2013. DEQ received 36 grant proposals by the July 15, 2013 submission deadline.
The public review and comment period is now closed. DEQ will announce the final grant awards once they are finalized in October.