Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program (CWSRF) Basics

Eligible projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Construction of publicly-owned treatment facilities:
    • Wastewater treatment
    • Local sewers
    • Sewer interceptors
    • Water reclamation and distribution
    • Stormwater treatment
    • Combined sewers
    • Landfill leachate treatment
  • Implementation of nonpoint source (NPS) projects to address pollution associated with:
    • Agriculture
    • Forestry
    • Urban Areas
    • Marinas
    • Hydromodification
    • Wetlands
  • Development and implementation of estuary comprehensive conservation and management plans for:
    • San Francisco Bay
    • Morro Bay
    • Santa Monica Bay

Eligible Applicants:

  • Any city, town, district, or other public body created under state law, including state agencies
  • A Native American tribal government or an authorized Native American tribal organization having jurisdiction over disposal of sewage, industrial wastes or other waste
  • Any designated and approved management agency under Section 208 of the Clean Water Act
  • 501(c)(3)'s and National Estuary Programs

Financing Terms:

  • Interest Rate - ½ most recent General Obligation (GO) Bond Rate at time of funding approval
  • Financing Term - up to 30 years or the useful life of the project
  • Financing Amount - No maximum funding limit! No maximum disbursement limit!
  • Repayment - Begins 1 year after completion of construction

Program Goals:

  • Financing Agreements Executed - 95% of complete applications received by the CWSRF should receive an executed financing agreement in 9 months or less.
  • Disbursement Requests Fullfilled - 100% of complete disbursement requests received by the CWSRF should be approved and paid within 30 days or less.

Applications are being accepted continuously.