DPH: Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program

Notification of Revisions to the Project Priority Lists for State Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015

The Department of Public Health (DPH) has made minor revisions to the Drinking Water State Revolving Fundís (DWSRF) Project Priority Lists (PPLs) for State Fiscal Years (SFY) 2014 and 2015. As required by federal law, the DPH is making these revisions available for a 30 day public review and comment period. The revisions are detailed in the Memorandum provided below dated April 9, 2014 that has been sent to all public water systems that submitted applications for funding and local officials. The Memorandum also provides instructions for submitting comments on these revisions to the DPH. Comments must be received by the DPH no later than 4:30pm on May 9, 2014.

The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program assists community and non-profit, non-community public water systems (PWS) in financing infrastructure improvement projects, such as upgrades and renovations to their existing water system. Examples include storage tanks, treatment, and water mains. Funding is provided as long-term, low-interest loans that can be repaid in terms of up to 20 years with interest rates approximately half of the market rate.

The program supports and recognizes strong infrastructure sustainability programs that emphasize prevention as a tool for ensuring long term safe and affordable drinking water to Connecticutís residents. The program also places an emphasis on providing loans to small water systems and communities most in need. PWSs which serve fewer than 10,000 persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please refer to the following links for more information on the DWSRF program:

To assist PWS and consultants in preparing submissions to the DPH, we are providing direct links to our most commonly used applications, forms and checklists below.

The DWSRF program was authorized by the 1996 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and is overseen by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  For more information on the national program, please visit these EPA websites.

 





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