Point Source Implementation Grant (PSIG)

  • Administered through the Public Facilities Authority (PFA)
  • Designed specifically for WWTF’s
  • Ideal for large, costly projects
  • Applicants required to be on “Project Priority List”
  • PSIG grants are intended to:
    • Help meet TMDL plans
    • Reduce Phosphorus to <1mg/l
    • Reduce total nitrogen <10 mg/l
    • Meet/exceed MPCA requirements


Energy Savings Company (ESCO)

  • Third party ESCO pays for project à Energy savings reimburse ESCO
  • Guaranteed by ESCO
  • Varying payoff times
  • Ideal for large municipal projects
  • Long-term property owner
  • Large consumer of energy



Green Project Reserves Funding

  • Administered by EPA/MPCA
  • Low interest loans for municipalities
  • Through Clean Water Revolving Fund
  • For green infrastructure, water, or energy efficiency
  • Up to $500,000; not as many requirements as other grants



USDA Rural Development Grants

  • “Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program”
  • Water, Wastewater, Stormwater
  • Communities under 10,000
  • Expands water infrastructure to protect people and environment
  • “Electric Infrastructure Loan and Loan Guarantee Program”
  • For rural communities
  • Money for renewable energy and off grid energy generation


Mission Statement

To provide a Water Environment Federation (WEF) organization (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin) offering multiple opportunities for the exchange of water quality knowledge and experiences among its members and the public and to foster a greater awareness of water quality achievements and challenges.

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