Water State Revolving Fund Program (DWSRF)
Please Note: DWSRF Program phone numbers have recently changed. Please see our
DWSRF contacts page for the most current
numbers. Thank You.
The Drinking Water
State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program provides low-interest loans to
for planning, designing, and constructing public water facilities.
The Department receives requests for funding throughout the year. The information is used to establish the project priority
list for the following annual cycle. Funds are made available for
Loans to rate-based public water systems,
of $75,000 minimum or more, and
Grants to small financially disadvantaged communities. The
Loan Terms include a 20-year
(30-year for financially disadvantaged communities) amortization and
low-interest rates. Small community assistance is available for
communities having populations less than 10,000. Each year 15% of the
funds are reserved exclusively for their use. In addition, small
communities may qualify for loans from the unreserved 85% of the funds.
Looking for forms or a copy
of the rule?
The Drinking Water Manual provides
general information about the Drinking Water SRF Program. It includes
example documents, rules, forms, checklists, and standard form loan
agreements. This manual is available in Word 6/Excel 5.0 format or as a
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Participation
Florida's participation rate goals are 9% minority owned
businesses, and 3% women owned businesses. Contractors wishing to use minority or women owned
companies should encourage them to complete a
certification application. Example procedures to become a certified minority
vendor are available at the links shown below.
Need further assistance or information regarding the
Please feel free to contact us. Contact information
and mailing address for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program.
2009 Economic Recovery
ARRA Workshop Information
Intended Use Plan
2013 DWSRF Annual Report
DWSRF Priority Lists
2012 Green Project Reserve List
Publications & Forms
How do I tell DEP I am interested in obtaining funds?... First step,
fill out this Request
for Inclusion Form
Match your project to other funding sources!
Project assistance Request Forms are available. They will be reviewed by all groups, agencies
and programs that provide financing to Florida utilities. For more
information on available funding, see the
Florida Rural Water Association's brochure.