USEPA Announces $2.6 Billion in New Funding

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) recently announced the availability of $2.6 billion in new funds to assist States, Tribes and territories with improving drinking water and wastewater infrastructure across the country. In 2019, USEPA is making available more than $1 billion in new Federal grant funding for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). This funding … Read moreUSEPA Announces $2.6 Billion in New Funding

Guidance Issued for DWSRF Funding

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has issued new guidance for States to use when applying for financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). The new guidance highlights recent changes made to the DWSRF as a result of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) of 2018: *Increases the amount of additional subsidy available … Read moreGuidance Issued for DWSRF Funding

$1.1 Billion Available for DWSRF Loans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has more than $1.1 billion available to the 50 States and Puerto Rico in 2018 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loans, plus $23 million for Tribal water systems, and $28 million for the District of Columbia and territorial water systems. The U.S. Congress appropriates funding for the DWSRF … Read more$1.1 Billion Available for DWSRF Loans

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

Economic Conditions Favorable for Replacing Underground Infrastructure

It appears 2017 will be a good year to construct or replace underground infrastructure.  Thanks to relatively favorable interest rates, infrastructure projects are more affordable right now.  “The interest rates in Federal and State funding programs such as the Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Funds (DWSRF/CWSRF) and USDA Rural Development funding are at … Read moreEconomic Conditions Favorable for Replacing Underground Infrastructure