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Financial Assistance Programs – Grants and Loans

Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)


This policy is effective February 17, 2015. 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 13 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

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

  1. US EPA's Approvals of Extended Term Financing
  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
  4. Water Recycling Funding Program Guidelines
  5. Application Package for Planning/Design Financing
  6. Sample Disbursement Request Forms and Instructions
  7. Application Package for Construction/Implementation Financing
  8. Water Conservation Review Procedures
  9. State Environmental Review Process
  10. Final Budget Approval Form
    DBE Compliance Guidelines
  11. Sewer System Evaluation Guidelines
  12. Post-Issuance Tax Compliance Policy for Tax-Exempt Bond Issues
  13. Marketing Plan

(Updated 9/21/16)