January 9, 2014

Several State Revolving Fund functions and staff have a new mailing address.  From a satellite office on SW 7th Street in Des Moines, we have moved to the DNR headquarters at the Wallace State Office Building.  E-mail addresses and phone numbers remain the same.  Please send mail to the staff members...

December 18, 2013

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission on December 17 approved the schedule, budget, and revised requirements for the FY 2015 round of Water Resource Restoration sponsored projects. There are some changes in the process and application requirements. Please read the information carefully, use the application process checklist, and provide complete application materials. Applicants...

December 18, 2013

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission approved the quarterly updates to the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Intended Use Plans on December 17, 2013.  The IUP updates added new requests to the project priority lists.  Click on the links to view the IUP updates and project lists: Clean...

November 5, 2013

The DRAFT third quarter Intended Use Plan updates for the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund programs are now available for public review and comment. The Clean Water SRF update includes: A proposal for reallocating loan forgiveness dollars A schedule, budget, and revised requirements for the FY 2015 round of Water...

October 15, 2013

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission approved funding recommendations for Water Resource Restoration sponsored projects on October 14, 2013.   Click here for the approved list of projects.  Twenty-three applications totaling approximately $13 million are included. The dollar amount per project is approximate because the watershed project budget will be determined by the final...

October 1, 2013

The annual report for the year ending June 30, 2013 is now available on the SRF website.  A total of $223 million was committed in loans executed during state fiscal year 2013. The total included: $157 million to design and construct wastewater treatment upgrades, sewer rehabilitation, combined sewer overflow correction, and new collector...

September 6, 2013

The date for the October 2013 meeting of the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission has been moved from Tuesday, October 15 to Monday, October 14.  The agenda for this meeting will include the Clean Water SRF Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Project funding recommendations.  A public meeting on the recommendations is scheduled...

August 26, 2013

The DRAFT list of funding recommendations for Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Projects is now posted online for public review and comment.  Thirty-two applications totaling $36 million were submitted.  Applications were reviewed for completeness and only complete applications were considered.  A total of $12.7 million worth of watershed-based, nonpoint source projects are...

August 8, 2013

Please mark your calendars for September 9, 2013 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.  That's when we'll hold a public meeting to gather comments on recommendations for funding of the Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Project applications.  The applications were due July 19 and DNR staff are currently reviewing them.  The draft recommendations will...

July 31, 2013

The draft second quarter Intended Use Plan updates for the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund programs are now available for public review and comment.  No policy or procedural changes are proposed this quarter, but the project priority lists have been updated.  This update does not include recommendations...

June 19, 2013

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission approved the fiscal year 2014 Intended Use Plans for the Clean Water and Drinking Water SRF at their meeting on June 18, 2013.   The IUPs outline sources and uses of SRF dollars, set goals and policies, and include project priority lists.  To view the IUPs...

May 1, 2013

A public meeting to allow input to Iowa’s SFY 2014 IUPs and Project Priority Lists will be held May 9, 2013, 10:00 a.m., at the DNR Water Supply office, 401 SW 7th Street, Suite M, Des Moines. Oral comments may be presented at the meeting. Written comments will be accepted...

February 5, 2013

The draft updates to the FY 2013 Fourth Quarter Intended Use Plans are now posted for public review and comment. The updates include lists of projects proposed for funding.

January 15, 2013

  The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission gave the green light today to a new method of funding water quality. “Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Projects” will help cities, watershed organizations, landowners and others address local water quality problems. A total of $15 million will be available per year for watershed protection practices...

January 7, 2013

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) will consider the draft guidelines for Water Resource Restoration sponsored projects at their January 15, 2013 meeting.  After holding three public meetings and accepting written comments, SRF staff made changes to the draft for final approval by EPC.  The EPC accepts public comments at each of their meetings regarding topics on the agenda.  A "client contact meeting" is also held each month prior to the EPC meeting to give stakeholders a preview of the agenda items.  The January client contact meeting is January 10, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.  Both meetings will be at the Wallace State Office Building, 502 E. 9th Street, Des Moines 

December 31, 2012

View the list of the latest borrowers.

December 18, 2012

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) today approved the third quarter FY 2013 updates to the Clean Water SRF and Drinking Water SRF Intended Use Plans.  The approval included the project priority lists and the sources and uses of program dollars. Proposed guidelines for the new Water Resource Restoration sponsored projects...

December 4, 2012

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission will consider the third quarter Intended Use Plan updates at their December 18, 2012 meeting.  Click here for more information.

December 4, 2012

View the list of the latest borrowers.

December 4, 2012

Have you looked at W/Wisard, the Water/Wastewater Information System and Records Database, yet? The purpose of W/Wisard is to track the progress of water supply and wastewater construction projects, including those being financed through the State Revolving Fund (SRF). The Department of Natural Resources’ Water Quality Bureau has the responsibility of...

November 6, 2012

View the list of the latest SRF borrowers.

November 6, 2012

The draft updates to the FY 2013 Third Quarter Intended Use Plans are now posted for public review and comment. The updates include lists of projects proposed for funding.

November 5, 2012

Public meetings are scheduled to gather stakeholder input on a new source of water quality funding.

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