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The 2022 Clean Water Intended Use Plan (IUP) is effective Oct. 1, 2021 to Sept. 30, 2022. 


An Intended Use Plan (IUP) is prepared annually to account for how the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) will be used during a federal fiscal year. The need for funding continues to outpace availability. The IUP prioritizes projects based on a scoring system and determines which projects can be funded. 

The IUP is a federal requirement and is subject to public review and comment. 

Program Dates: Federal Fiscal Year 2022

  • Oct. 1, 2021: Effective start date of the 2022 Intended Use Plan (IUP)
  • March 1, 2022: Income survey deadline (if applicable) for 2021 financings
  • March 1, 2022: Financing applications due for all projects
  • June 17, 2022: New project listing deadline for the 2023 IUP
  • August 2022: Draft 2023 IUP issued
  • September 2022: Comments on draft 2023 IUP are due
  • Sept. 30, 2022: End of the 2022 IUP year

Listing a Project

Before you can seek financing through State Revolving Funds, you must first list the project in the Intended Use Plan

A new project may be listed at any time. Listed projects represent those that need financing and allows EFC to allocate State Revolving Funds for the year. Annual and Multi-Year lists are published in the Intended Use Plan (IUP). 

All eligible projects that are submitted are included in the IUP at the beginning of a federal fiscal year. 

Submitted projects are screened for eligibility, scored, ranked, and listed in the IUP. If your project is included on the Annual List in the IUP, EFC will accept a formal financing application for the project.

List a project

Project Scoring

Project Scoring

Projects are scored using a project priority score system using criteria outlined in state law. In general, State Revolving Fund projects that improve and restore water quality generally receive the highest scores. Projects that protect water quality are generally given secondary priority. The scoring criteria also consider factors such as financial hardship.

Learn more about Project Scoring

Interest Rates

A project's score and rank determines the types of financings available on the Annual List:

  • Hardship financing at zero interest
  • Subsidized financing at low-interest
  • Market rate at low interest

Learn more about Interest Rates

Multi-Year & Annual Lists

The Intended Use Plan (IUP) contains two lists of eligible projects: the Multi-Year Project Priority List and the Annual Project Priority List.


    Multi-Year List Final 2022 (PDF)

    Identifies all projects that need financial assistance. The Multi-Year list identifies projects alphabetically by applicant name and indicates whether a project is also included on the Annual List, which category it is in, and the project score. (Uploaded Nov. 5, 2021)




    Annual List Final 2022 (PDF)

     Identifies projects that EFC may provide financial assistance to in the IUP Period. For a project to be included on the Annual List, the applicant must  submit an approvable Engineering Report and Smart Growth Assessment Form to EFC. A project may receive financial assistance in the IUP period only if it is on the Annual List. (Uploaded Nov. 3, 2021)



Reference Materials

Prior Year Intended Use Plans