August 5, 2022

The Second Quarter State Fiscal Year 2023 Intended Use Plans (IUP) for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) are now available for public review and comment at the following locations:   Clean Water SRF Drinking Water SRF   The IUPs cover...

August 5, 2022

BIL General Supplemental Fund Intended Use Plans (IUP) The Federal Fiscal Year 2022 Intended Use Plans (IUP) for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) BIL General Supplemental Fund are now available for public review and comment.  Draft base CWSRF and DWSRF Program IUP...

June 23, 2022

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) approved the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Intended Use Plans (IUP)  for fiscal year 2023 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023). The Commission took the action on June 21, 2022 during their meeting. Clean Water State Revolving...

June 21, 2022

BIL Implementation Plan Discussions You're invited to join the SRF Team in a discussion of the implementation plans for the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) funding, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). A separate webinar session will be held for Drinking Water and Clean Water funding...

May 5, 2022

The State Fiscal Year 2023 Intended Use Plans (IUP) for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) are now available for public review and comment.     **NOTE** These Intended Use Plans apply to the base SRF Program funding and do not include...

April 29, 2022

The Iowa SRF Program has developed an Infrastructure Bill Funding Opportunities webpage on the www.iowasrf.com website dedicated to keeping SRF borrowers, partners and the public informed of the latest Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) implementation plans. The webpage currently offers a Frequently Asked Questions document, EPA resources including EPA BIL Implementation...

April 25, 2022

A public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. to record public comments regarding the SFY 2023 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF)Intended Use Plans. **NOTE** These Intended Use Plans apply to the base SRF Program funding and do not...

March 16, 2022

  The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) approved the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Intended Use Plans (IUP) fourth quarter update for fiscal year 2022 (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022). The Commission took the action on March 15, 2022 during their meeting.  Clean...

January 31, 2022

  The Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Intended Use Plans (IUP) for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) are now available for public review and comment at the following locations:   Clean Water SRF Drinking Water SRF   The IUPs cover...

December 21, 2021

  The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) approved the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Intended Use Plans (IUP) third quarter update for fiscal year 2022 (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022). The Commission took the action on December 21, 2021 during their meeting.  ...

December 20, 2021

 25 Iowa Municipalities to Save a Total of more than $12 million through State Revolving Fund Interest Rate Reduction Iowa Municipalities to Save through Interest Rate Reduction on Water Quality Loans     DES MOINES – The Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources announced that 25...

December 16, 2021

The U.S. federal government currently uses a third-party website to obtain the numbers that uniquely identify different entities such as city governments, non-profits and corporations. The number is provided by Dun & Bradstreet and is known as a DUNS number. By April of 2022, entities doing business with the federal...

November 22, 2021

The SRF Sponsored Project Application for the March 1, 2022 application deadline is now available. Communities or wastewater utilities interested in applying for an SRF Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Project should note the upcoming deadlines: December 17, 2021:  Deadline to hold a pre-application conference call with DNR.  The call is mandatory with the purpose of discussing potential projects,...

November 22, 2021

The Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources held a water tower contest that challenged Iowa communities to show off their hometown pride in a short video for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind water tower design. Video submissions were received from 14 different communities showcasing their...

October 31, 2021

Iowa’s SRF issues two documents each year for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF Programs: Intended Use Plan (IUP) and Annual Report. The Intended Use Plans are published at the beginning of the year and outline the goals and objectives for each program area. Annual Reports are...

October 31, 2021

The Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Intended Use Plans (IUP) for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) are now available for public review and comment at the following locations:   Clean Water SRF Drinking Water SRF   The IUPs cover the...

October 15, 2021

The SRF Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Project program provides wastewater utilities with the opportunity to fund locally directed, watershed-based, nonpoint source projects to address water quality problems. The SRF Sponsored Project Application for the March 1, 2022 application deadline is now available. Communities or wastewater utilities interested in applying for an SRF Water...

October 14, 2021

 Iowa Finance Authority and DNR announce Hometown Pride Water Tower Contest   Video Contest Highlights the Importance of Water Quality and Gives Communities a Chance to Win a Custom Water Tower Design  DES MOINES–The Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources today announced a water tower contest...

September 22, 2021

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) approved the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Intended Use Plans (IUP) second quarter update for fiscal year 2022 (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022). The Commission took the action on September 21, 2021 during their meeting.   Clean...

August 12, 2021

Grants will be awarded to water and wastewater projects based on the following priorities:    Disadvantaged communities Projects that will significantly improve water quality in their watershed Projects that use alternative wastewater treatment technologies (all projects proposing alternative technologies must be approved by DNR) Communities with the highest sewer or...

August 10, 2021

Applications are now being accepted for the Water Quality Financing Program.    The Water Quality Financing Program was created in 2018 as a revolving loan fund to finance projects that improve water quality. Priority is given to projects that are collaborative efforts. Projects can address either point source or nonpoint source water...

July 30, 2021

The Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Intended Use Plans (IUP) for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) are now available for public review and comment at the following locations:   Clean Water SRF Drinking Water SRF   The IUPs cover the...

June 17, 2021

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) approved the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Intended Use Plans (IUP) for fiscal year 2022 (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022). The Commission took the action on June 15, 2021 during their teleconference meeting.   Clean Water State...

June 10, 2021

REMINDER: July 2nd is the Pre-application Meeting Deadline for March 2021 SRF Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Project Applications    The SRF Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Project program provides wastewater utilities with the opportunity to fund locally directed, watershed-based, nonpoint source projects to address water quality problems. Communities or wastewater utilities...

May 27, 2021

Did you know...changing a SRF project scope may require additional environmental, design and permitting, and/or administrative review?  Significant changes in scope may cause delays if additional work is required by the DNR project manager or SRF environmental review specialist. The scope of the project must be outlined on the SRF Intended...

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