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Financial Assistance Programs – Grants and Loans
Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program

Clean Water SRF Economic Recovery Information




Link to Recovery.gov

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill of 2009 (ARRA) was enacted on February 17, 2009. The California Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) will receive an amount in excess of $280 million. Priorities will be focused on "shovel-ready" projects that will create jobs immediately.

California Ranks #1 in the Nation in putting to work its wastewater infrastructure ARRA Funds. Letter of Recognition from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. As of March 31, California has put out to bid, signed contracts for, and begun construction of projects totaling 100 percent of the State’s funding.

Achievements Report

According to the U.S. EPA memorandum issued on December 24, 2009, the ARRA guidelines required the U.S. EPA to inform all States by March 8, 2010, if there were any remaining funds available for allocation due to projects not meeting the contract deadline of February 17, 2010.

The State Water Board has been notified that every State and Territory met the requirement to have all ARRA funds under contract or construction by February 17, 2010. Therefore, the State Water Board will not receive any reallotment and reallocation of ARRA Clean Water funds.

Reallocation Process for Funds Deobligated after February 17, 2010 under the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

See Who Has Received ARRA Funds  |  ARRA Project Descriptions  |  ARRA Agreements by County

Maps showing Counties receiving ARRA Funding (11/02/09)

Total CWSRF Funding Amounts by Recipient  |  Total ARRA Funding Amounts by Recipient  |  Funding by Regional Board Jurisdiction

See the Progress of Using ARRA Funds
See the Progress of Using ARRA Funds

ARRA Success Stories

Federal Stimulus Dollars Help Communities Put Californians Back to Work. The State Water Board's Division of Financial Assistance distributed money at four times the normal rate in 2009. Below is a list of projects funded by ARRA.

  • Town of Live Oak (Sutter County) - watch video
  • Santa Monica Bay – watch video

Clean Water SRF Economic Recovery Links

Questions or Comments?

Please email CleanWaterSRF@waterboards.ca.gov or phone (916) 327-9978.

For information about our Clean Water State Revolving Fund program, please go to the home page.

Link to California Economic Recovery Portal Link to California Stimulus Map Website link to USEPA website