New WIFIA Funding Available for Water Infrastructure Projects

The federal Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received $68 million in funding through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019, a $5 million increase in the program’s funding from last year. With increased appropriations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has announced an estimated $6 billion in loan funding is available in 2019. … Read moreNew WIFIA Funding Available for Water Infrastructure Projects

WIFIA Deadline Extended

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced that the deadline to submit letters of interest for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans has been extended to July 31, 2018. “By extending the deadline to apply for a WIFIA loan, even more entities will be able to bring critical water infrastructure improvements to their … Read moreWIFIA Deadline Extended

USEPA Creates Water Finance Clearinghouse

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) launched a Water Finance Clearinghouse that allows users to search a database with more than $10 billion in water funding sources.  The database also includes more than 600 resources to support local water infrastructure projects, including regularly updated finance information. The Water Finance Clearinghouse can be searched by infrastructure … Read moreUSEPA Creates Water Finance Clearinghouse

Funding for WIFIA, DWSRF and CWSRF Included in President’s FY18 Budget

President Donald Trump’s Budget Request for fiscal year 2018 (FY18), includes funding for the Water Infrastructure Finance Innovation Act (WIFIA), Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF), and Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) programs, within the U.S. Environmental  Protection Agency (USEPA) budget. The WIFIA program received $20 million, with $17 million of that amount eligible … Read moreFunding for WIFIA, DWSRF and CWSRF Included in President’s FY18 Budget

New Environmental Finance Center for USEPA Region 8 States

The National Rural Water Association, headquartered in Duncan, Oklahoma, has been selected through a competitive grants process to establish a regional Environmental Finance Center (EFC) to serve the USEPA Region 8 states, which include Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. USEPA says the EFC will provide multi-media environmental finance expertise and outreach to regulated … Read moreNew Environmental Finance Center for USEPA Region 8 States

WIFIA Funding Eligibility

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) recently announced it is accepting letters of interest (LOI) for credit assistance for water infrastructure projects under the new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. The WIFIA program will provide long-term, low-cost credit assistance in the form of direct loans and loan guarantees to creditworthy water projects. … Read moreWIFIA Funding Eligibility