CONTACT: Michael Globetti, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902
Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan
Funds public workshop set for Monday, Dec. 7
DOVER (Nov. 13, 2015) – DNREC Office of the Secretary Environmental Finance and DHSS Division of Public Health’s Office of Drinking Water will host a State Revolving Loan Fund Workshop Monday, Dec. 7 in preparation for development of Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) FY 2016 Project Priority Lists (PPLs). The workshop will take place from 10 a.m. - noon at Room 400B in the Corporate Training Center at Delaware Technical and Community College's Terry Campus, 100 Campus Drive, Dover, DE 19904.
“The purpose of the workshop is to inform and provide municipal government representatives, privately owned businesses, wastewater and drinking water utilities, consultant engineers, and other interested parties with detailed overviews of the CWSRF and DWSRF Programs,” said Terry Deputy, administrator, DNREC Environmental Finance administrator. “The combined-program workshop will provide attendees with information for requesting financial assistance for their wastewater and drinking water infrastructure project needs.”
Workshop participants will learn about CWSRF and DWSRF program changes and infrastructure financing tools, including:
· One-stop loan application process for wastewater and drinking water infrastructure project assistance
· CWSRF and DWSRF Program loan interest rates (currently 2.0 percent)
· Land Conservation and Water Quality Improvement Loan sponsorship programs
· Source Water Protection Loans for drinking water supplies
· Wastewater, Drinking Water, and Stormwater Facilities Matching Planning Grants
· Asset management plan development incentives
· Project planning advances
· Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA) expanded eligibilities for privately-owned properties and businesses
Additional detailed information will be presented regarding how and when to submit projects for funding consideration; project ranking criteria; project construction requirements, and how to apply for infrastructure planning grants.
Anyone planning to attend is asked to RSVP for the Workshop by emailing Laura Rafferty or by phone: 302-739-9941.
Vol. 45, No. 390