The 2022 Virginia American Water Environmental Grant recipients are as follows:

James River Association received funding to help Hopewell City Schools incorporate environmental literacy into curriculum that aligns with the 4th grade Virginia SOLs for watersheds and ecosystems and provide approximately 260 students and 16 teachers with hands-on educational lessons and outdoor hands-on field experiences to the James River Ecology School at Presquile National Wildlife Refuge.

Four Mile Run Conservatory received funding for the expansion of their kayak clean-up program to allow for 15 scheduled public kayak clean-ups in 2022 and flatwater safety rescue training for 5 volunteer clean-up leaders for support of the program, and program coordinator.