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HURRICANE IDALIA MATCH PROGRAM  The Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) is happy to announce the Hurricane Idalia Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Match Program! In accordance with the 2024 General Appropriations Act, the Florida Legislature has appropriated $33,000,000 in state funds for the full amount of the required match of local governments within fiscally constrained counties for Hazard Mitigation Assistance grants related to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster declaration for Hurricane Idalia to offset the costs that such local governments would otherwise be required to provide pursuant to s. 252.37(6), Florida Statutes.  more

Upcoming Public Listening Session | EPA Water Affordability Needs Assessment | June 3, 2024 · 1 - 3pm EDT  You are invited to join EPA for a public listening session on water affordability needs for households and utilities. Water affordability is a growing issue that impacts millions of households throughout the United States. Low-income households are struggling to pay their water bills, and some utilities also struggle to meet rising costs for operations and maintenance and upgrading aging infrastructure.  more

Cybersecurity Guidance for Drinking Water and Wastewater System      EPA's Office of Water will host a free webinar that highlights and discusses the latest cybersecurity-based guidance products under development by Water Infrastructure and Cyber Resilience Division to enhance cyber resiliency within the Water and Wastewater Systems Sector. These products include the Cybersecurity Insurance Factsheet, Incident Action Checklist, and EPA Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Guidance for Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems.  more