Clean Water State Revolving Fund

Vermont's CWSRF Program provides funding for Vermont's Clean Water Projects in the form of low interest loans to muncipalities.  Several types of loans are available.  

  • Planning Loans: Term of 5 to 15 years with 0% interest.
  • Final Design Loans: Terms of 5 to 15 years with 0% interest.
  • Construction Loans: Terms of 20 to 30 years with 2% administrative fee, annually.
  • Note: Most Planning and Final Design Loans are rolled into the construction loan at closing, and fees would apply then.
  • Note: Loans involve delayed repayment.
  • Fact Sheet

Clean Water projects can be described as:

  • Wastewater collection system and treatment facility construction, upgrade, or refurbishment Projects
  • Combined Sewer Overflow abatement, monitoring, or elimination Projects 
  • Stomwater and wastewater separation projects
  • Stormwater conveyance and/ortreatment projects 
  • Community decentralized wastewater disposal systems 
  • Asset management plans, resiliency plans, TMDL related planning and optimization efforts
  • Watershed projects
  • Solid waste projects and brownsfields projects where they relate to water quality
  • Other projects as defined by the PList funding categories

Clean Water SRF recipients are required to follow the Qualifications-Based Selection Process and Request for Qualifications (QBS-RFQ), develop Fiscal Sustainability Plans (FSP), and Cost and Effectiveness Guidelines (C&E).  

Fiscal Sustainabilty Plan

Qualifications-Based Selection Process and Request for Qualifications

Cost and Effectiveness

Agency of Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Conservation
Facilities Engineering Division

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One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05620-3510
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