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Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program

Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program and Land Stewardship Initiatives

  • Funded under the Suffolk County 1/4% Drinking Water Protection Program for Environmental Protection (Fund 477)
  • Created by Resolution 659-2002; amended by Resolution 770-2007 and by voter approval this program has been extended 17 years (until 2030)
  • The WQPRP provides for funding to protect and restore water resources throughout the County. This includes both surface and ground water. Projects must be sponsored by the County.
The following are the categories of projects eligible for funding under the WQPRP:
  • Nonpoint Source Abatement and Control & Pollution Prevention Initiatives
  • Aquatic Habitat Restoration Projects
  • Projects to Implement No-Discharge Zones
  • Programs for Education and Outreach
  • Land Stewardship Initiatives

Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901