Letter of Intent

Water, Sewer, & Broadband Infrastructure

Will County is accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) for infrastructure projects to be considered for a future application.

A LETTER OF INTENT SUBMISSION IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR CONFIRMATION OF FUNDING.
AN APPLICATION WILL BE RELEASED AT A FUTURE DATE.

Projects must be (1) responsive to an identified need to achieve or maintain an adequate minimum level of service, which may include a reasonable projection of increased need, whether due to population growth or otherwise; (2) a cost-effective means for meeting that need, considering available alternatives; and (3) for investments in infrastructure that supply drinking water to meet projected population growth, projected to be sustainable over its estimated useful life

Clean Water

  • Construction of publicly owned treatment works
  • Projects pursuant to implementation of a nonpoint source pollution management program established under the Clean Water Act (CWA)
  • Decentralized wastewater treatment systems that treat municipal wastewater or domestic sewage
  • Management and treatment of stormwater or subsurface drainage water
  • Water conservation, efficiency, or reuse measures
  • Development and implementation of a conservation and management plan under the CWA
  • Watershed projects meeting the criteria set forth in the CWA
  • Energy consumption reduction for publicly owned treatment works
  • Reuse or recycling of wastewater, stormwater, or subsurface drainage water
  • Security of publicly owned treatment works

Drinking Water

  • Facilities to improve drinking water quality
  • Transmission and distribution, including improvements of water pressure or prevention of contamination in infrastructure and lead service line replacements
  • New sources to replace contaminated drinking water or increase drought resilience, including aquifer storage and recovery system for water storage
  • Green infrastructure, including green roofs, rainwater harvesting collection, permeable pavement
  • Storage of drinking water, such as to prevent contaminants or equalize water demands
  • Purchase of water systems and interconnection of systems
  • New community water systems

Additional

  • Culvert repair, resizing, and removal, replacement of storm sewers, and additional types of stormwater infrastructure
  • Infrastructure to improve access to safe drinking water for individual served by residential wells, including testing initiatives, and treatment/remediation strategies that address contamination
  • Dam and reservoir rehabilitation if primary purpose of dam or reservoir is for drinking water supply and project is necessary for the provision of drinking water
  • Broad set of lead remediation projects eligible under EPA grant programs authorized by the Water¬† Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, such as lead testing, installation of corrosion control treatment, lead service line replacement, as well as water quality testing, compliance monitoring, and remediation activities, including replacement of internal plumbing and faucets and fixtures in schools and childcare facilities

Letter of Intent submission is closed.