Water Infrastructure Work for DEQ DEQ is looking for top talent to share their knowledge, skills, and commitment to a strong, safe environment for our state and beyond. See all current job openings! Need Water Infrastructure Funding? The next funding application deadline is May 2, 2022. (includes the first American Rescue Plan Act/ARPA funding.) A recording of Spring 2022 funding application training is available here, along with the related PowerPoint presentation, application forms, and a recording of the ARPA Administration Plan webinar and the related PowerPoint presentation. Learn More Most Recent Project Funding Approvals- February 2022 The State Water Infrastructure Authority approves water and wastewater infrastructure projects that make life better for North Carolina families and businesses. You will find the most recently approved funding projects here. Learn more NC's Statewide Water and Wastewater Master Plan: The Road to Viability North Carolina's new statewide plan is paving the way for a brighter environmental and economic future for our state. Read the report What We Do The North Carolina Division of Water Infrastructure provides financial assistance for projects that improve water quality. Programs within the division fund many types of projects, including sewer collection and treatment systems, drinking water distribution systems, water treatment plants, stormwater management systems, and stream restoration. Learn More About The Division State Water Infrastructure Authority Water Infrastructure Viable Utilities and the Viable Utility Reserve Water Infrastructure News, Public Comment Opportunities, Meetings, Events and Training Water Infrastructure I Need Funding ARPA PLAN, WEBINAR & POWERPOINT, SPRING 2022 APPLICATION MATERIALS & TRAINING VIDEO AND ALL FUNDING PROGRAM INFORMATION AVAILABLE HERE. The division provides low-interest loans & grants for local governments & certain other non-profit entities for water & wastewater infrastructure through our funding programs. Contact us for help determining the best program for your project. The next funding application deadline is May 2, 2022- including the first availability of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. I Have Funding Once your funding is in place, learn the five-step process- from the engineering report to repayment: Engineering Report, Design & Bid, Approval of Bids, Construction & Reimbursement, and Repayments. There are additional requirements for projects funded through the CDBG-I program. Contacts Division of Water Infrastructure offices are located in the Archdale Building in Raleigh. Many staff are currently teleworking and/or in the office on a limited basis. Staff phone numbers & email addresses are available here. Essential business may be conducted in person by appointment, using these email addresses. Funding Programs Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Community Development Block Grant - Infrastructure (CDBG-I) State Wastewater & Drinking Water Reserve Programs Merger/Regionalization Feasibility Grant Program Asset Inventory and Assessment Grant Program Viable Utilities Program Water Infrastructure By The Numbers $0B To Help NC Communities Since 2014, we’ve helped NC communities with more than $1.5 billion in funding assistance, as they invest in their economic and environmental future. $0B To Fund NC's Drinking Water Needs $15 billion will be needed to fund NC’s drinking water needs over the next 20 years. $0B To Fund NC's Clean Water Needs $11 billion will be needed for clean water needs such as wastewater treatment systems and sanitary sewers over the next 20 years.