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FEDERAL FUNDING

CIFA advocates for increased federal funding for the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRFs), the nation's premier programs for funding water infrastructure that protects public health and the environment.

2022 Budget

Summary of SRF Provisions and Status as of 12.06.2021

11.12.2021 Letter to Senate Appropriations Committee

09.07.2021 Letter to Senate Appropriations Committee

2021 Budget

The 2021 Budget (H.R. 133) became law on December 27, 2020. 

  • Clean Water State Revolving Fund: $1,638,826,000 ($1.6 billion)

    • 10% of which is mandated for green infrastructure

    • 10% of which is mandated for additional subsidy (principal forgiveness/grants) 

  • Drinking Water State Revolving Fund: $1,126,088,000 ($1.1 billion)

    • 20% of which is mandated for additional subsidy (including 14% in the appropriations bill and 6% in the Safe Drinking Water Act) (principal forgiveness/grants) 

  • WIFIA for SRFs (SWIFIA): $5 million for state financing authorities which could provide as much as $500 million in loans from the U.S. Treasury

  • WIFIA: $50 million for all projects

History

Learn the history of federal funding for SRFs.