Clean Water State Revolving Fund
The Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan program provides
low-cost loans for the planning, design and construction of various
water pollution control activities. Any public agency in Oregon is
eligible for a CWSRF loan. Eligible public agencies include tribal
counties, sanitary districts, soil and water conservation districts,
irrigation districts and various special districts and certain
Oregon Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Finance Workshops, May 2014
— In partnership with the Department of Environmental Quality, Business Oregon’s Infrastructure Finance Authority, USDA Rural Development, the League of Oregon Cities and other agencies, the
Rural Community Assistance Corporation is presenting the Oregon Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Finance Workshop, May 6, 2014 in La Grande and May 13, 2014 in Roseburg. These workshops will feature sessions on project development and finance, rates, public education, asset management, and provide overviews on effective utility management and sustainability for small systems. Additionally, state and federal funding agencies will be present to answer questions.
- New financing option available: The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission has approved amended state rules which allow for longer-term financing in the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program. This option allows for terms up to 30 years and can create more affordable financing options to communities by spreading debt over a longer period. Longer-term financing applies to “treatment works” projects only – wastewater, industrial and stormwater treatment plants, equipment and collection systems. More information on the amended rule is available on the
Clean Water State Revolving Fund Rulemaking site.
- Manual for Design Bid Build Project Construction —
this guidance document has been updated as of 12/24/2013.
CWSRF loan recipients, their consultants and contractors
will use this manual when executing wastewater treatment
construction projects as defined by Section 212 of the Clean
Water Act to comply with process, reporting and
Oregon Wastewater Planning Guidance — this guidance
document was developed jointly by multiple agencies that
provide public funding for water quality improvements in
Memo: Oregon's Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program -
2014 Update: A summary of the program's milestones and
Proposed 2014 Fiscal Year Intended Use Plan - Update #1