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Funding for Marine Pump-Out Facilities
& Pump-Out Boats

Keep our water clean, use pumpoutsThe Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) provides through a competitive process grants to promote the development and maintenance of boater waste disposal (discharges) facilities in Rhode Island marine waters in conformance with the state’s Federal No Discharge designation.

Request for proposals for projects are now being solicited.

Refer to the RFP for details on eligibility and other requirements. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis using funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service under the authority of the Clean Vessel Act.

For more information contact:
Lucinda M. Hannus (