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Environmental Finance

The DNREC Environmental Finance Office administers the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (also known as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund), making funding available to municipalities, private organizations, nonprofit organizations and private individuals.
Contact Information 97 Commerce Way, Suite 106 Dover, DE
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Non-Point Source Program Funding

The state provides loans to both public and private sector partners to support projects that help to reduce non-point source (NPS) pollution. Non-point source pollution is any pollution that originates from a diffuse source (such as an open field or a road) and is transported to surface or ground waters through leaching or runoff.
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Community Environmental Project Fund

The Community Environmental Project Fund provides money to support the restoration of the environment in communities that were damaged by environmental pollution.
2019 Community Environmental Project Fund Grants Awarded DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has announced $158,728 in CEPF grants have been awarded to nine Delaware non-profit organizations
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Project Planning Advances

Funds are available to help municipal governments prepare to apply for loans for public wastewater and drinking water projects.
Project planning advances can be used to develop Preliminary Engineering Reports (PERs) and Environmental Information Documents (EIDs) needed for loan applications under the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund and
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Asset Management Incentive Program

Public wastewater and drinking water utilities can receive grants or loan interest rebates to develop and implement asset management plans to help keep their facilities in optimal working order.
The program is funded from the respective non-federal administrative accounts of the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund and the Drinking
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Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund

The Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund provides low-interest loans and grants to municipalities, private organizations, nonprofit organizations and private individuals for projects that will improve water quality.
Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund 29 Delaware Code, §8003 (12) Created in 1990 67 Del. Laws,
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Water Infrastructure Advisory Council

The Water Infrastructure Advisory Council (WIAC) initiates, develops and recommends to the Delaware General Assembly projects for the planning, construction, repair, renovation or expansion of drinking water and wastewater facilities.
The council provides guidance and policy advice to the Governor and to the Secretaries of DNREC, DHSS,
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Private Projects that Support Estuary Programs

A portion of the loan funds available from the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (also known as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund) are available for privately-owned water quality improvement projects that help meet the water quality goals of Delaware’s estuary management programs.
The federal Clean
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Water Quality Improvement Loan Program

The Water Quality Improvement Loan Program provides loans to cities and towns to fund water quality improvement projects to compliment municipal wastewater treatment projects.
The program funds projects designed to improve water quality, such as green street initiatives, removal of stormwater from wastewater systems, urban forestry programs and
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Community Septic System Outreach

The Community Outreach Initiative identifies low- and moderate-income homeowners in the Chesapeake and Inland Bay Watersheds that may need financial assistance to replace failed and/or failing septic systems.

Contact Information

Bruce Wright First State Community Action Agency Stanford L. Bratton Bldg. 308 N. Railroad Avenue,
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Septic Rehabilitation Loan Program

The Septic Rehabilitation Loan Program provides low-interest financing to replace failing septic systems and cesspools with on-site wastewater disposal systems that will function in an environmentally sound and cost effective manner. The program also provides funding for new septic construction and costs associated with connecting to central sewer systems.

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Poultry Loan Program

The State Revolving Fund (SRF) Agricultural Nonpoint Source ( AgNPSLP) Loan Program provides a source of low interest financing for managing poultry manure, dead poultry, and other sources of poultry related pollution in an environmentally sound and cost effective manner.
These loans help poultry farmers implement best
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Stormwater Infrastructure Loans

The Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund provides loans for stormwater infrastructure projects as part of a 20% set-aside designed to provide funds for  green infrastructure, water or energy efficiency improvements, or other environmentally innovative activities.
Stormwater infrastructure project loans are made at below market interest rates.
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Green Infrastructure Loans

The Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (commonly known as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund) provides loans for green infrastructure projects to help meet an EPA goal to promote green infrastructure, water or energy efficiency improvements, and other environmentally innovative projects.
Each year, between 10 and 20 percent of
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Wastewater Matching Planning Grants

Wastewater Planning Matching Grants help municipal and county wastewater utilities prepare wastewater projects for funding through Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund.
Available funding can be used to assist with wastewater planning in general, and for specific project planning and designs necessary to submit a loan application.
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Surface Water Matching Planning Grants

Surface Water Matching Planning Grants were established by the Delaware Water Infrastructure Advisory Council and are intended to help plan for projects to manage water pollution that comes from specific sources and that which comes from many different sources (non-point source pollution).
The grants support planning, preliminary engineering, and
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Applications and Guidance

The applications and guidance documents below are for grants and loans through the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund. The Fund provides low-interest loans and grants to municipalities, private organizations, nonprofit organizations and private individuals for projects that will improve water quality. Applications Application Form for Governmental Entities
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Environmental Finance Contacts

DNREC Environmental Finance 97 Commerce Way, Suite 106 Dover, DE 19904 Telephone: 302.739.9941 Fax: 302.739.2137 Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday Greg Pope Acting Chief of Administration greg.pope@delaware.gov Laura Rafferty
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Publicly Owned Wastewater Treatment Projects

The state provides loans for the construction, repair and upgrading of municipal wastewater facilities. Loans come from the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (also known as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund).
Loans are available for projects such as new wastewater treatment plants, upgrades or expansions; Combined Sewer
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Community Water Quality Improvement Grants

The Community Water Quality Improvement Grant (CWQIG) is designed to help municipalities, government agencies, and non‐profit organizations implement projects or programs within Delaware’s developed landscape to improve water quality.
The Community Water Quality Improvement Grant is an annually-determined set aside in the Delaware Clean Water State Revolving Fund
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Dairy Loan Program

The State Revolving Fund (SRF) Agricultural Nonpoint Source (AgNPSLP) Loan Program provides a source of low interest financing for managing dairy and milking parlor waste and manure in an environmentally sound and cost effective manner.
These loans help dairy farmers implement best management practices on their farms
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Land Conservation Loan Program

The Land Conservation Loan Program is an innovative financing approach  to fund conservation easements and land-preservation land purchases with Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (WPCRF) municipal loans.
Municipalities that have wastewater projects on the fundable portion of the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (WPCRF) Project Priority List can
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