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

  • 1% for a ten (10) year repayment period
  • 1.75% for a twenty (20) year repayment period
  • 2.25% for a thirty (30) year repayment period

​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

​** 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

Intended Use Plans:

Clean Water RLF
SFY 2021 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 2021 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 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:

Debra Banks, Program Outreach Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Division
101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 350
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone: (501) 682-0547
Fax: (501) 682-0561
Email: debra.banks@arkansas.gov

Debby Dickson, Program Fiscal Manager
Arkansas Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Division
101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 350
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone: (501) 682-0548
Fax: (501) 682-0561
Email: debra.dickson@arkansas.gov

Supporting, Protecting, and Growing Arkansas Agriculture and Forestry
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1 Natural Resources Dr.
Little Rock, AR
72205
Email
(501) 225-1598