Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)


This policy is effective December 3, 2019. This document includes the guidance on applying for financial assistance for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Water Recycling Funding Programs.

The CWSRF Policy consists of a main policy document and appendices. Applicants should also refer to the current Intended Use Plan for information about the current financing terms and fund availability.

Approvals given under previous versions of the Policy remain valid. If there are any contradictions between previous Policy requirements and current Policy requirements, Division staff will work with applicants to quickly resolve the differences.

CWSRF Policy without Appendices

June 1 Updated Credit Appendix Workshop Recording | Workshop Slides

Appendices (Appendices under development will be posted on this site in the near future)

  1. [Reserved]
  2. Operating Agreement between the California State Water Resources Control Board and the United States Environmental Protection Agency Region IX for Activities and Functions in Managing the State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Program
  3. Sample Match Financing Resolution
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  5. Application Package for Planning/Design Financing
  6. Sample Disbursement Request Forms and Instructions
  7. Application Package for Project Financing
  8. Water Conservation Guidelines
  9. State Environmental Review Process
  10. Final Budget Approval Form, Submittal Instructions and DBE Compliance Guidelines
  11. Sewer System Evaluation Guidelines
  12. Post-Issuance Tax Compliance Policy for Tax-Exempt Bond Issues
  13. Marketing Plan
  14. Credit/Financial Guidelines
  15. State and Federal Cross-Cutting Requirements
  16. Water or Energy Audit Application | Instructions
  17. Legal Opinion Templates