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Water & Sewer

Under the American Rescue Plan, water and sewer projects are an eligible use of funds. On January 6, 2022, Treasury has expended the potential programs that may be funded under this section. Cities and towns are also encouraged to also proceed under the Lost Revenue Eligible Use Category.  


  • Training Video (Sept. 15, 2021)
    Potential Partnerships With the State on Water and Sewer Projects training with League General Counsel John Wilkerson and Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward. 
  • Training Video (Sept. 15, 2021)
    Rescue Plan: Water and Sewer Contracts and How to Comply with Federal Law training with League General Counsel John Wilkerson, Arkansas Municipal Power Association General Counsel Jason Carter, and League Grants Attorney Caran Curry. 
  • Training Video (June 2, 2021) (Access code: Rescue_62$$)
    The first half of this training covers the forms DF&A requires NEUs to complete in order to receive their distribution of ARPA funds. In the last half of the training, the Arkansas Natural Resource Division walks through eligible water and sewer projects under the Clean Water State Revolving Fund and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

  • Eligible Water & Sewer Projects Presentation (PDF)

  • Eligible Water & Sewer Projects (AR Natural Resources Division) (PDF)

  • Water & Sewer Portion of the Interim (PDF) 
    The Interim Final Rule aligns eligible uses with the categories of projects that would be eligible to receive financial assistance through the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) or Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). The handbooks below walk through eligible uses under the DWSRF and CWSRF.

    • Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Eligibility Handbook (PDF)

    • Overview of Clean Water State Revolving Fund Eligibilities (PDF)

  • Water & Sewer FAQs (Treasury) (Updated May 2022) (PDF)

  • Water & Sewer Final Rule (PDF)