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Clean Water State Revolving Fund provides more than $375M in loans to Florida communities

Loans are designed to improve wastewater treatment facilities

TALLAHASSEE — The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has recently awarded more than $375 million in low-interest loans and loan increases to eight Florida communities for new or existing wastewater treatment facilities through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF).

“Investments in water infrastructure projects offer numerous benefits to Florida’s communities, including protecting water quality, supporting our state’s growing population and ensuring the protection of public health and the environment,” said DEP Secretary Jon Steverson. “DEP is proud to partner with communities to make vital investments.”

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund program provides low-interest loans for planning, designing and constructing water pollution control facilities. Recent award recipients include the following communities: