Natural Resources

Efficiently and responsibly managing and protecting our water and land resources for the sustainability, health, safety, and economic benefit of the State of Arkansas

Water Development

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Lending Rates for Clean Water & Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund:

The lending rate for the Revolving Loan Programs is composed of two parts: the interest rate and the servicing fee. The breakdown for each repayment period is as follows:

  • 1.00% for a ten (10) year repayment period (0% interest, 1% fee)
  • 1.75% for a twenty (20) year repayment period (0.75% interest, 1% fee)
  • 2.25% for a thirty (30) year repayment period (1.25% interest, 1% fee)

These above-mentioned fees are standard to these programs, and no other fees will be charged.

​Environmental review decisions over the last 6 years for the federal programs have been 90% categorical exclusions!

Interest Rates for Water Sewer & Solid Waste Fund (WSSW), **General Obligation Bond program (CGO) and Water Development Fund (WDF)

  • 2.10% for a ten (10) year repayment period
  • 2.55% for a twenty (20) year repayment period
  • 2.85% for a thirty (30) year repayment period

In addition to these rates, there is a 3% loan origination fee. This fee can be paid from loan proceeds.

​** CGO interest rates may vary based on general obligation bond issuance(s) 

Water Development Division Programs:

Water & Wastewater Funding
Water & Wastewater Funding Applications
The Water/Wastewater Advisory Committee

Additional information:

Levee Funding Application Process
How to become a  Water Authority

State Revolving Fund Priority List:

Click here to request to be added to the Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund Project Priority List (CWSRF PPL)
Click here to request to be added to the Drinking Water Sate Revolving Loan Fund Project Priority List (DWSRF PPL)

SFY2022 Clean Water Project List Priority (as of 7/1/2021)
SFY2022 Drinking Water Project List Priority (as of 7/1/2021)

Intended Use Plans:

Clean Water RLF
SFY 2022 Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund IUP (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)
SFY 2021 Amended Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund IUP (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)
SFY 2020 Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund IUP (July 1, 2019  - June 30, 2020)
SFY 2019 Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund IUP (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)
SFY 2018 Amended Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund Program IUP (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018)

 Drinking Water SRF
SFY 2022 Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund IUP (July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022)
SFY 2021 Amended Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund IUP (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)
SFY 2020 Amended Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund IUP (July 1, 2019  - June 30, 2020)
SFY 2019 Amended Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund  IUP (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)
SFY 2018 Amended Drinking Water State Revolving Fund IUP (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018)

Annual Reports:

Safe Drinking Water and State Revolving Loan Fund Program Annual Report FY 2020
Clean Water State Revolving Fund Annual Report FY 2020
Safe Drinking Water and State Revolving Loan Fund Program Annual Report FY 2019
Clean Water State Revolving Fund Annual Report FY 2019
Safe Drinking Water and State Revolving Loan Fund Program Annual Report FY 2018
Clean Water State Revolving Fund Annual Report FY 2018
Safe Drinking Water and State Revolving Loan Fund Program Annual Report FY 2017
Clean Water State Revolving Fund Annual Report FY 2017

For more information contact:
Debby Dickson, Program Fiscal Manager
Arkansas Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Division
10421 W. Markham Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
Phone: (501) 682-0548
Fax: (501) 682-0561
Email: debra.dickson@arkansas.gov

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