Water and Environmental Programs (WEP) provides loans, grants and loan guarantees for drinking water, sanitary sewer, solid waste and storm drainage facilities. WEP also makes grants to nonprofit organizations to provide technical assistance and training to assist rural communities with their water, wastewater, and solid waste problems. Visit the following site for a complete overview: Utility Programs

Puerto Rico Highlights

2012 Investments
Water/Wastewater Loans $8.75 million
Water/Wastewater Grants $3.59 million



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Water & Environmental Programs

A variety of forms for the Water & Environmental programs are listed below for your convenience

Form SF 424 - Application for Federal Assistance

Form SF 424A - Budget Information, Non-Construction Programs

Form SF 424B - Assurances Non-Construction Programs

Form SF-424C - Budget Information

Form SF-424D - Assurances - Construction Programs

Form AD-1047, Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility Matters - Primary Covered Transactions

Form AD-1049, Certification Regarding Drug-Free Workplace Requirements (Grants) Automatic 1 - For Grantees Other Than Individuals


Environmental Requirements



Engineering Items

RUS Bulletin 1780-2, Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) - Water

RUS Bulletin 1780-3, PER - Sewer

Agreement for Engineering Services

Construction Contract Guide


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Water & Environmental Program Contacts

Nereida Rodríguez, Program Director
654 Ave Munoz Rivera Ste 601, San Juan, PR 00918-4129
Phone: (787) 766-5095 ext. 166 | Fax: (855) 523-9680

Elis Marrero, Specialist
654 Ave Munoz Rivera Ste 601, San Juan, PR 00918-4129
Phone: (787) 766-5095 ext. 168 | Fax: (855) 523-9680


Additional Resources