November 3, 2016

The Third Quarter Updates to the FY 2017 Intended Use Plans (IUPs) for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment at the following locations: Clean Water SRF Drinking Water SRF Public comments are welcome.  Draft quarterly project lists, including those applicants designated...

September 29, 2016

The fiscal year 2016 annual report for the Iowa SRF is now available online at the links below. From the Executive Summary: Nationally, $600 billion is needed for water infrastructure improvements over the next 20 years. In Iowa, surveys show more than $10 billion worth of needs.According to the U.S. Environmental Protection...

September 20, 2016

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission approved the Clean Water SRF and Drinking Water SRF Second Quarter Intended Use Plan Updates for fiscal year 2017. The Commission took the action on September 20, 2016 at their meeting in Des Moines, IA. Clean Water State Revolving Fund  Drinking Water State Revolving Fund

September 16, 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently released handbooks covering what is and what isn't eligible for the Drinking Water SRF and the Clean Water SRF. Drinking Water SRF Eligibility Handbook  This statement in the handbook sums up the purpose of the DWSRF:  “The principal objective of the DWSRF is to facilitate...

September 13, 2016

You should attend this workshop if your City or utility will submit (or is considering submitting) an application for an SRF sponsor project, has been approved to move forward in the SRF sponsored planning process or is currently involved in an SRF sponsored project. This includes City or utility managers, consultants...

August 11, 2016

Four Iowa communities will move water quality projects forward with the support of a combined total of more than $9.8 million in low-cost water quality loans offered through the State Revolving Fund, which is jointly administered by the Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. 

August 3, 2016

Four communities recently received awards for their Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Projects funded through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund.  Sponsored projects allow communities to complete innovative water quality efforts.  The four awardees are: Monona:  Winner of the 2016 Iowa Governor's Environmental Excellence Award.  The City of Monona implemented a...

August 2, 2016

The Second Quarter Updates to the FY 2017 Intended Use Plans (IUPs) for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment at the following locations: Clean Water SRF Drinking Water SRF Public comments are welcome.  Draft quarterly project lists, including those applicants...

July 28, 2016

Two updated forms are now available.  Applicants should begin using these new forms immediately. 1) Exhibit 3:  Drinking Water SRF Intended Use Plan application. The form, which is included in the Water Supply Construction Manual, has been updated to reflect the new policy of allowing extended term financing for additional DWSRF projects. ...

July 19, 2016

Available funds for loan forgiveness for water meters and emergency generators have all been allocated.  Regular loan funding for those projects is still available, but no further loan forgiveness will be provided.  The response to the solicitation sent out in April resulted in more than $9 million worth of requests...

June 24, 2016

Twenty-three Iowa communities will move water quality projects forward with the support of a combined total of more than $40.4 million in low-cost water quality loans. The financing is made available through Construction and Planning & Design Loans through the State Revolving Fund.
 

June 22, 2016

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission approved the Clean Water SRF and Drinking Water SRF Intended Use Plans for fiscal year 2017. The Commission took the action on June 21, 2016 at their meeting in Moravia, Iowa. The FY 2017 IUPs include allocation of loan forgiveness for Drinking Water SRF public health,...

May 23, 2016

Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources recently announced that 16 Iowa communities with current State Revolving Fund loans for water quality projects will be saving a total of more than $1.9 million in interest over the remaining life of their loans as a result of the their interest rate being reduced from 3% to 1.75%.

May 3, 2016

Des Moines – Ten Iowa communities were recently awarded a combined total of $23.5 million in low-interest loans for water quality projects through the State Revolving Fund. State Revolving Fund Construction Loans are a low-cost construction financing option available for Iowa cities and municipalities for water quality initiatives. Planning & Design Loans are zero percent loans that assist with the first-phase of project expenses. The Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources jointly administer the State Revolving Fund in Iowa.

April 29, 2016

The FY 2017 Intended Use Plans (IUPs) for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment at the following locations: Clean Water SRF Drinking Water SRF The draft IUPs propose goals and objectives for the upcoming fiscal year which begins July 1, 2016. ...

April 27, 2016

ATTENTION WATER SYSTEMS: Do you have violations of drinking water standards with public health risks? Are you trying to operate without being able to meter your water?  Or do you have water meters but need to replace them or upgrade to automatic meter reading? Do you want to increase your...

March 15, 2016

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission approved the Fourth Quarter Updates to the Intended Use Plans for fiscal year 2016. The Commission took the action on March 15, 2016 at their meeting in Ankeny, Iowa. The updates included a proposal for offering loan forgiveness to Drinking Water SRF projects involving public health impacts,...

March 8, 2016

State Revolving Fund Provides Iowa Landowners with Affordable Financing to move Water Quality Projects Forward 

January 29, 2016

The fourth quarter updates to the FY 2016 Intended Use Plans for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment at the following locations: Clean Water SRF Drinking Water SRF A public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, February 4, 2016 in the...

December 31, 2015

State Revolving Fund Assists Cities with Moving Water Quality Projects Forward

December 15, 2015

State Revolving Fund Assists Cities with Moving Water Quality Projects Forward 

December 15, 2015

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission approved the Third Quarter Updates to the Intended Use Plans for fiscal year 2016. The Commission took the action on December 15, 2015 at their meeting in Windsor Heights, Iowa.  The updates included project requests totaling $440 million for wastewater and sewer infrastructure projects and $101...

October 23, 2015

The third quarter updates to the FY 2016 Intended Use Plans for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment at the following locations: Clean Water SRF Drinking Water SRF A public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, November 5, 2015 in the...

September 29, 2015

The FY 2015 Annual Report for the Clean Water and Drinking Water SRF programs is now available: Annual Report Narrative Clean Water SRF Data Drinking Water SRF Data Here are some of the highlights for the year: The SRF reached a major milestone during SFY, surpassing the $2.5 billion mark...

September 25, 2015

  American Iron and Steel Training Join the Iowa SRF Program and EPA for a comprehensive one-day training on American Iron and Steel requirements   Who should attend: Consulting engineers, contractors, suppliers, grant administrators, manufacturers, utility staff, and others. When: Wednesday, October 28, 2015; 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Where: Johnston Public Library,...

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