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Clean Water State Revolving Fund

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Date Last Updated6/4/2014
Incentive TypeLoan
State/FederalU.S./Federal
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeU.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Water
Incentive Initiation Date5/1/1999
Incentive Size and Funding SourceThe Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) provides low-cost funding to water quality protection projects for wastewater treatment, nonpoint source pollution control, and watershed and estuary management. Recipients may use loans for the planning, design, and construction or improvement of wastewater treatment plants, including installing CHP systems. CWSRF funding for energy efficiency projects is authorized in sections 212, 319, and 320 of the Clean Water Act. The CWSRF has funded over 33,000 low-interest loans totaling more than $100 billion.
Eligible RecipientEligible loan recipients may include municipalities, communities of all sizes, farmers, homeowners, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations.
Eligible FuelDoes Not Specify
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Other Incentive DetailsThrough CWSRF program, each state maintains an independent, revolving loan fund. Today, all 50 states and Puerto Rico are operating CWSRF programs. Please visit the CWSRF website to contact a program representative in your region or state.
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