EPA Posts FR on WIFIA Notice of Funding Availability

The January 10, 2017, Federal Register included EPA’s Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for credit assistance under WIFIA.  The Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, enacted in December 2016, provided $17 million in budget authority and $3 million for program administration to EPA for the WIFIA program.
The NOFA contains information on Letters of Interest (LOIs) criteria and the application process for prospective borrowers.  The first submission period for Letters of Interest is (LOIs) is between January 10 and April 10, 2017.  The second LOI submittal period, if needed, will being on August 1 and end on September 28, 2017.  The NOFA also outlines the established relative weights for the selection criteria as well as an outline of the process that prospective borrowers must follow to be considered for WIFIA credit assistance.
Additional information on the WIFIA program, including a copy of the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) and more information on the application process, is available at https://www.epa.gov/wifia.  Please share this notice with your DWSRF colleagues and interested water utilities.