Since the first Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loan was signed in 1997, borrowers have used this program to fund projects that deliver a public health benefit as well as meet other related goals.
The EPA Region 10 WATERS award program seeks to recognize exceptional DWSRF projects. These projects are nominated by state DWSRF staff and help water systems maintain or return to compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, as well as achieve one or more elements of WATERS:
- Addresses Affordability issues.
- Includes innovative ideas or technology that is Transferable to other communities.
- Provides benefits for water or energy Efficiency.
- Incorporates Resiliency and/or Sustainability attributes.
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EPA Region 10 WATERS Award Winners 2018 (PDF)(7 pp, 3 MB,
Summary of winning projects by College Utilities Corp. AK; City of Ashton, ID; City of Weston, ID; City of Olympia, WA; City of Bellingham, WA; and City of Pasco, WA.
EPA Region 10 WATERS Award Winners 2017 (PDF)(6 pp, 4 MB,
EPA Region 10 WATERS Awards recognize the most innovative and effective Drinking Water State Revolving Fund projects.