Water and Environmental Programs
Water and Environmental
Programs provides loans, grants, and loan guarantees for
drinking water, sanitary sewer, solid waste and storm drainage
facilities in rural areas, cities and towns with populations of 10,000 or less.
non-profit organizations and recognized Indian tribes may qualify for
assistance. WEP also makes grants to nonprofit organizations to provide
technical assistance with their water, wastewater, and solid waste problems.
offers direct and guaranteed loans and grants to finance and facilitate
the development of over 80 different types of essential community facilities
serving rural areas. These facilities include, but are not limited to:
hospitals; nursing homes; health clinics; police, fire or rescue
facilities, equipment or vehicles; libraries; and municipal or county
Special emphasis is given to projects
that involve first responders, public safety and health care.