Utilities Programs

Water & Environmental Programs, Telecommunications, Electric

USDA funds replaced the leaky old wooden water tank for the town of Brianhead, Utah

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

Utah Highlights

2011 Investments
Water and Environmental Loans $2.3 million
Water and Environmental Grants $2.5 million

2010 ARRA Investments
Water /Wastewater Programs $9.3 million
Community Facility Program $12.9 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

Corporations that have been convicted of a felony (or had an officer or agency acting on behalf of the corporation convicted of a felony) within the past 24 months are not eligible. Any Corporation that has any unpaid federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, is not eligible for financial assistance provided with funds appropriated by the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012, P.L. No. 122-55.

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Water & Environmental Program Contacts

Community Facility Program Contacts

Debra Meyer, Community Facility Program Director
125 South State Street, Room 4311
Salt Lake City, UT 84138
Phone: (801) 524-4326 | Fax: (801) 524-4306

Pat Maltsberger, Community Program Specialist
125 South State Street, Room 4311
Salt Lake City, UT 84642
Phone: (801) 524-4303 | Fax: (801) 524-4306

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Additional Resources

Utah Department of Natural Resources

Utah Department of Environmental Quality

Rural Water Association of Utah