Missouri Department of Natural Resources offers millions in savings through wastewater and drinking water project grants.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Financial Assistance Center invites communities to apply for below-market financing for capital projects through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Drinking Water State Revolving Fund programs.
Applications submitted by March 1, 2021, will receive top priority for loan funding next fiscal year and can compete for grant funding to address affordability challenges, regionalization, and certain water quality improvements.
The Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan program provides low-interest financing to construct wastewater projects and other projects that improve water quality. Counties, incorporated cities and towns, and regional water or sewer districts may apply for financing for the wastewater treatment plant and collection system improvements, sewer line extensions, combined sewer overflow corrections, system security, nonpoint source projects, and measures to manage, reduce, treat, reuse or recapture stormwater.
The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan program provides low-interest financing to construct drinking water projects that protect public health. Political subdivisions (including counties, incorporated cities and towns, regional water or sewer districts), not-for-profit corporations that provide a regional water supply and investor-owned water utility corporations may apply for various projects.