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City of Ouray's WPCRF Construction Picture

CWRPDA has provided Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Loans and Grants to Colorado communities since 1981

Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority provides below-market loans and grants for Water and Wastewater infrastructure projects to Colorado Communities.


in SRF Loan/Grant combo funding for Clean Water Infrastructure projects in Colorado Communities since 1981


Colorado Communities have received Water and Wastewater Funding.

Over 400

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Drinking Water Revolving Fund (DWRF) helps finance clean drinking water projects for the State of Colorado with loans and grants.

Sewage Filtration

Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (WPCRF) helps finance clean water and wastewater projects with loans and grants.

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Small Hydropower Loan Program (SHLP) helps finance hydropower projects below 10MWs with low-interest loans and feasibility grants.

Water Revenue Bond Program (WRBP) finances large water and wastewater projects, dams/reservoirs, and water rights with municipal bonds and a cost of issuance subsidy.


What we do

Our experienced and talented team's mission is to provide the lowest cost financing to municipalities in the State of Colorado to make sure that every Colorado resident has access to Clean Drinking Water.

Helped over 400 Towns, Cities, and Districts provide Clean Drinking water to their residents. 

Provided over $3.5 billion of funding to Colorado Municipalities for Water and Wastewater projects.


The Colorado Water Authority's Governor Appointed Board meets 7 times a year.

The Colorado Water Authority provides below market interest rates and subsidized municipal bond issuances.

There are 7 loan application deadlines a year, but applications can be submitted at any time.

Interested in learning more or getting started in the process. Contact us or click above to get started.

Calculate Savings

PF/Grant is combined with SRF Loan funds to help keep debt burden down for BIL qualified and DAC borrowers.

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DAC Qualified borrowers receive PF/Grant and reduced interest rates through the SRF program. 

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