An official website of the United States government.

We've made some changes to EPA.gov. If the information you are looking for is not here, you may be able to find it on the EPA Web Archive or the January 19, 2017 Web Snapshot.

Small Business Administration Loans Available to Water and Wastewater Utilities

The U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Office of Disaster Assistance provides low-interest, long-term loans following a disaster. These loans are available to private for-profit and private non-profit drinking water and wastewater utilities.  The loans help utilities return infrastructure to its pre-disaster operability. Loans may be for up to 30 years.

  • SBA Business Physical Disaster Loans
  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
    • These loans aid small businesses and most private non-profits that have suffered substantial economic injury (regardless of physical damage) and are in a state, presidential, and U.S. Department of Agriculture declared disaster area. The Economic Injury Disaster Loan is a working capital loan.  It cannot be used to repair, replace, or purchase physical assets. For more information, visit SBA's Disaster Assistance website.
You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.