Securing $10 Million in FEMA Public Assistance for Water and Sewer Funding Success
BRC Successfully Securing FEMA Public Assistance for Water and Sewer Funds
When disaster strikes, the aftermath can be financially devastating for communities and their critical infrastructure. In the wake of Hurricane Ian, the Port of the Islands Community Improvement District (CID) in Collier County, Florida, faced significant financial challenges in recovering from the storm’s impact on its water and sewer utility operations. However, with the dedicated assistance of Berquist Recovery Consulting (BRC), the Port of the Islands CID successfully secured $10 million in FEMA Public Assistance funding, effectively eliminating the frustrations and technology challenges associated with FEMA programs.
Berquist Recovery Consulting stepped in as a trusted partner, providing invaluable support and expertise to secure FEMA Public Assistance for Water and Sewer funding to the Port of the Islands CID. Our dedicated team actively engaged in a multi-faceted approach to assist the CID in recovering its financial losses and ensuring that its water and sewer utility operations were restored and resilient.
Programs & Funding
Through this program, we accessed FEMA's public assistance funding to address the damages caused by Hurricane Ian.
404 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)
We explored opportunities under the HMGP to mitigate future risks to the CID's water and sewer utility operations.
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)
We worked on strategies to enhance the CID's infrastructure resilience and preparedness through the BRIC program.
While our journey with the Port of the Islands CID is just beginning, we have already made significant strides in the recovery process. With $10 million in FEMA Public Assistance funding secured, we are actively working on the following key accomplishments:
- Water Wellfield Mitigation: Initiating essential mitigation measures to safeguard the CID’s water wellfield infrastructure.
- Keeping Critical Services Online: Ensuring that critical water and sewer services remain operational for the community, even in the face of future disasters.
Our Comprehensive Approach
Berquist Recovery Consulting’s comprehensive approach encompasses the following key components:
Berquist Recovery Consulting is committed to supporting the Port of the Islands CID throughout its financial recovery journey. By securing $10 million in FEMA Ppublic Assistance funding and providing expert guidance, we are helping the CID rebuild, restore, and strengthen its water and sewer utility operations, all while minimizing the financial burden on its residents and property owners. With BRC’s assistance, the Port of the Islands CID is well on its way to a more resilient and secure future.