The Fundamentals of SRF Administration & Influencing Equitable Infrastructure in Your Community

The Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRFs) form the largest source of federal funding for water infrastructure, and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act allocated historic levels to both SRFs. Watch our 3-part training series focused on unpacking the fundamentals of State Revolving Fund (SRF) administration – how they work, how to influence the process and how to understand the intersection of water affordability and water infrastructure funding. This series is put together by River Network and will feature guest facilitation by experts in the SRF process. Each training will be highly interactive with opportunities to put their learnings in to practice. There will also be an opportunity for follow on “office hours” for those interested in engaging further in a small group or 1-1 setting with SRF experts.

 

Part 1: SRFs 101

Watch Part 1 of our 3-part training series focused on unpacking the fundamentals of State Revolving Fund (SRF) administration, which provides an introductory overview of the SRFs – how they work, state/fed role, state allocation process and public participation and an overview of any differences as part of influx of IIJA/BIL funding.

 

Part 2: Influencing SRF Implementation

Watch Part 2 of our 3-part training series focused on unpacking the fundamentals of State Revolving Fund (SRF) administration, which provides an introductory overview of state-level project priority processes, approaches to state-level definitions of disadvantaged communities and opportunities for influence (public comments/engagement, legislative/regulatory advocacy strategies and goals, etc.)

Intended Use Plan Presentation, Nick Leonard, Great Lakes Environmental Law Center

Understanding How States Define “Disadvantaged Communities” and Allocate Principal Forgiveness, Janet Pritchard, EPIC

 

Part 3: SRF Administration & Influencing Equitable Infrastructure in Your Community

Watch Part 3 of our 3-part training series focused on unpacking the fundamentals of State Revolving Fund (SRF) administration, which provides an introductory overview of how and when SRF investments can be used to impact water affordability outcomes and how states can address affordability in their project prioritization criteria.

Overview of the Water Affordability Challenge, Denise Schmidt, EPIC

SRFs and Affordability, Larry Levine, NRDC

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