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DAM RESTORATION & INLAND WATER PROJECTS LOAN PROGRAM

PURPOSE OF FUNDING
1992 Dam Restoration and Clean Water Trust Fund and the 2003 Dam, Lake and Stream Project Revolving Loan Fund.

SOURCE OF FUNDING
1992 Dam Restoration and Clean Water Trust Fund.

STATUTORY CITATION
The “Green Acres, Clean Water, Farmland and Historic Preservation Bond Act of 1992”, P.L. 1992, c. 88 and the “Dam, Lake, Stream, Flood Control, Water Resources and Wastewater Treatment Project Bond Act of 2003”, P.L. 2003, c. 162. Program Rules at N.J.A.C. 7:24A‑1.1 et seq.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Local government units, private lake associations or similar organizations and owners of private dams as co-applicants with a local government unit.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION
Applicant must have a project that meets the objectives of the program as defined in the program rules. Type of project funded (dam restoration, flood control, water pollution control or water-related recreation and conservation projects) depends on the source of funding. The 2003 Bond Act provided funds only for dam restoration.

LOAN LIMITATIONS
Limited to eligible costs as defined in the program rules.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Application periods will be established from time to time. Notification will be published in the New Jersey Register. Contact the Dam Safety Section for more information and application forms.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
As published in the New Jersey Register with the notification of the application period.

NOTIFICATION DATE
Varies.

FOR INFORMATION OR TO REQUEST AN NJDEP APPLICATION, CONTACT
John Ritchey
NJDEP-Engineering and Construction
Dam Safety Section
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
(609) 984-0859
john.ritchey@dep.state.nj.us

APPLICATION HOT LINK
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/nhr/engineering/damsafety/engineer.htm

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