Water and Environmental Programs

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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


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NOTICE TO POTENTIAL APPLICANTS: 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. 112-55


Application Package for Water and Environmental Program; contact the State Office Community Programs Division in Athens, Georgia to apply.

Water and Environmental Program Fact Sheet

Intergovernmental and Environmental Review Guidance

Community Programs Division
State Office

355 East Hancock Avenue, Mail Stop 304
Athens, GA 30601
Phone: (706) 546-2171 | Fax: (855) 452-0958

Jack Stanek, Community Programs Director

Hope Williams, Community Programs Specialist

Dawn Pilgrim, Community Programs Specialist

William (Rickey) Adair, Engineer