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American Iron and Steel Guidance

Projects must use iron and steel products made in the USA
American Iron and Steel Guidance


The utilization of iron and steel products that are produced in the United States is required for projects that meet all of the following conditions:

  1. The project is for the construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of a public water system or treatment works;
  2. The project is funded in whole or in part with assistance through either the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (“CWSRF”) or the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (“DWSRF”) pursuant to a financial assistance agreement with the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (“EFC”) executed after January 17, 2014; and
  3. The project plans and specifications were not submitted for review by a New York State agency before January 17, 2014 and approved by that agency before April 15, 2014.

For additional information regarding the AIS requirement, see EFC's Terms and Conditions or the Environmental Protection Agency’s website.

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