Grant Opportunities

USEPA 319 Grant

IEPA Municipal Water Grant Programs

USEPA Clean Water State Revolving Funds

IDNR Grants

NRCS Financial Assistance

US Fish and Wildlife Service Grants

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative 

DuPage County Water Quality Improvement Program

Grand Victoria Foundation Grants

Contact your local Soil and Water Conservation District for Information on the Streambank Stabilization and Restoration Program or the Partners for Conservation Fund Program! Provided by the Illinois Department of Agriculture

Sample Ordinances

Model Stormwater Ordinance-Illinois Department of Natural Resources 

Tree Protection Ordinance Model-Morton Arboretum

Model Wetland Riparian Area Protection-Association of State Wetland Managers

Permit Information


IEPA Permits

IDNR Floodplain Permits

Example Best Management Practice (BMP) Manuals

Illinois Tollway Manuals

IDOT Construction Manuals

New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual

West Virginia BMP Manual

Virginia Stormwater Manual

Georgia Erosion and Sediment Control Manual

Useful Links and Additional Resources

USEPA Watershed Protection Resources

Illinois NRCS Engineering Standard Drawings

NRCS National Engineering Handbook

Illinois NRCS Native Plant Guide

USGS Water Data for Illinois

USEPA Green Infrastructure Information

RainReady Program Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)

USGS Illinois Cumulative Rainfall Map

Kane County Green Infrastructure Plan

Water Cycle Glossary of Terms

Kane County Climate Action Plan