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Water Recycling Funding Program (WRFP)

Water Recycling Funding

Quick Links:  WRFP Guidelines | Quick Facts | Apply Online Now | Construction Application Requirements | Planning Application Requirements


The Water Recycling Funding Program (WRFP) provides funding for construction loans and grants, and planning grants.

  • Proposition 1 provides for $625 million in funding for recycled water projects. Financial assistance is provided through Loans and grant for planning and construction activities.
  • Proposition 13, approved by voters in 2000, provided financial assistance through loans and grants for planning and construction activities. The funding capacity under this authority is now very limited.
  • Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Program, which provides low-interest loans to public agencies for planning, design, and construction of water recycling projects.

Apply Online

Apply online with FAAST (Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool). Applications are accepted continuously.

  • FAAST How-To Videos
  • Planning Grants: Select the “Water Recycling Funding Program - Planning Grant Application” RFP.
  • Construction Funding: Select the “the “Water Recycling Funding Program - Construction Application” RFP.

Questions or Comments?

Please contact:

Michael Downey
Senior Water Resources Control Engineer
(916) 324-8404

Division of Financial Assistance
Water Recycling Funding Program
State Water Resources Control Board
P.O. Box 944212
Sacramento, CA 94244-2120


(Updated 03/15/17)