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DWSRF Eligibilities

DWSRFs fund a wide range of drinking water infrastructure projects.  Six categories of projects are eligible to receive DWSRF assistance.  These categories and examples of projects within them are:

  • Treatment:  Projects to install or upgrade facilities to improve drinking water quality to comply with SDWA regulations
  • Transmission and distribution: Rehabilitation, replacement, or installation of pipes to improve water pressure to safe levels or to prevent contamination caused by leaky or broken pipes
  • Source:  Rehabilitation of wells or development of eligible sources to replace contaminated sources
  • Storage:  Installation or upgrade of finished water storage tanks to prevent microbiological contamination from entering the distribution system
  • Consolidation:  Interconnecting two or more water systems
  • Creation of new systems:  Construct a new system to serve homes with contaminated individual wells or consolidate existing systems into a new regional water system