Water and Sewer Financing
GEFA's water and sewer financing programs offer low-interest financing for drinking water, reservoir and water supply, water quality, stormwater and solid waste infrastructure.
These programs are available to local governments and water and sewer authorities. Click on the program to learn more:
- The Georgia Fund
- The Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)
- The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF)
- The Georgia Reservoir Fund
In addition to GEFA loans, there are several other loan and grant programs available for financing water, sewer, and stormwater projects in Georgia. Click here to learn more.
GEFA Water 101 Webinars:
GEFA is hosting a free three-part webinar series to review the basics of the Water Resources Division's loan programs.
The webinars are intended for staff of local governments, authorities, and regional commissions. Space is limited. Registrants who are not staff of local governments, authorities, or regional commissions may be asked to cancel their registration.
GEFA Water 101 Webinar: State Revolving Fund loan application process and project eligibility
In the first webinar, GEFA staff discussed the loan application process, projects eligible for financing through the State Revolving Funds, interest rate discounts, and principal forgiveness. Click here to watch.
GEFA Water 101 Webinar: Financial aspects of loan applications
The second webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. GEFA staff will discuss financial aspects of the application process and will present potential changes in the project scoring criteria for the 2022 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Call for Projects. Participants will have the opportunity to provide feedback on the scoring criteria that is being proposed. Participants will also learn how to pay for water infrastructure with GEFA's financing options, and will gain a better understanding of how GEFA reviews a utility's finances to make loan decisions. Click here to register.
The third webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, August 31, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. More information will be announced on a later date.