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Financial Assistance Programs – Grants and Loans

Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)

Policy Amendment

This policy is effective as of March 17, 2009. Approvals given under previous versions of the Policy remain valid. If there are any contradictions between previous Policy requirement and current Policy requirement, Division staff will work with applicants to quickly resolve the differences.

This document includes the Guidelines for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Wastewater Treatment Facility and Water Recycling Funding Programs. The CWSRF Policy consists of a main policy document and 15 appendices. This material is available to download in Portable Document Format (PDF) and in Word or Excel for select documents that requires applicants’ use of those files.

CWSRF Policy without Appendices


  1. Program Flow Chart – PDF
  2. Contacts – PDF
  3. State Water Board Resolution No. 88-84 and Guidance Memorandums Nos. 2-8 – PDF
  4. Water Recycling Funding Program (WRFP) Guidelines – PDF
  5. Environmental Review Process Guidelines – PDF
  6. Water Conservation Guidelines – PDF
  7. USEPA’s Approval of Extended Term Financing – PDF
  8. Project Performance Standards – PDF
  9. Approval of Award Form – Word | PDF and Instructions, and DBE Compliance Guidelines – Word | PDF (rev. May 2012)
  10. Sample DBE Utilization Form and Instructions – Word | PDF
  11. Certification of Compliance with Federal Laws and Authorities – PDF
  12. Funding Application (for Construction Financing) Form and Instructions – Word | PDF (rev. November 2011)
  13. Sample Disbursement Request Forms and Instructions – PDF
  14. Sample Local Match Resolution – Word | PDF
  15. Sewer System Evaluation Guidelines – PDF

(Updated 5/25/12)