Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Program

West Basin Municipal Water District’s Water Bottle Filling Station Pilot Program was created to provide members of the community with access to safe and reliable tap water to refill personal, reusable bottles. Starting in fiscal year 2017-2018, West Basin will award grants – up to $1,000 maximum per applicant – for the purchase of a station, to entities within our service area
 

Criteria for Participation
• The proposed location of the station must be in an area that receives high pedestrian traffic or provides recreational activity;
• The applicant’s understanding that West Basin is not responsible for any costs associated with installation or station maintenance; and agreement to share the total project cost;
• The applicant’s agreement with West Basin’s specifications for appropriate signage and to coordinate a promotional opportunity post-installation (i.e. photo opportunity);
• The applicant’s agreement to complete the installation of the station within 60 days from the application approval date.

Eligible Entities
• Located within West Basin’s service area
• Public facilities (city facilities, schools, community centers, LA County areas, etc.).

Full Program Guidelines  Program Flyer


  Application Requirements
  • Application Form
  • Signed Federal W-9 Tax Form
  • Liability Waiver Agreement
  • Documentation for the selected unit (include photo and the unit make and model);
  • Copies of any permits required (city, county, state, or federal).

 
Application Deadline
 • Applications will be continuously accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Funding is  limited and is allocated equally among each of the five West Basin divisions;
 • Applications will continue to be processed and projects will be selected until all of the  funding for this fiscal year has been exhausted; and
 • Complete applications shall consist of one (1) original and four (4) copies, 8 x 11 pages,  stapled or bound.

 

*All forms must be complete to be considered for grant funding.

Applications shall be submitted to the following:
Leighanne Kirk, Program Manager
Re: Water Bottle Filling Station Program Application
West Basin Municipal Water District
17140 S. Avalon Blvd., Suite 210
Carson, CA 90746