Water & Waste
loans are available to non-profit organizations, Federally recognized
Indian Tribes, municipalities, counties or other political subdivision
of Washington State with a population of 10,000 or less.
Funds may be
used to construct, enlarge, relocate or extend water or waste disposal
facilities; purchase major equipment; purchase existing facilities when
necessary to improve, or prevent the loss of a service. Expenses related
to acquisition and construction may also be financed with loan funds,
including; loan fees, engineering, rights-of-way acquisition, water
rights, permits and other development costs, and equipment necessary to
operate and maintain the facility.
Funds may not
be used for facilities used primarily for recreation purposes; facilities which are
not modest in size, design and cost; finders and packagerís fees; new
combined sanitary and storm water sewer facilities; on-site utility
systems or business and industrial buildings in connection with
industrial parks. Guarantees may not be issued on tax-exempt obligations
or loans made by Federal and State agencies.
USDA Rural Development Specialists will be glad to discuss
services available from the Agency and explain application procedures.
Click here for the Rural Development Specialist closest to you.
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