Louisiana State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund
Water Sector Program
Pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act, Louisiana has allocated $300 million to the Water Sector Program, established by R.S. 39:100.56, from the state's allocation of ARP funding from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund. The program was established to provide grant funding for repairs, improvements and consolidation of community water and sewer systems around the state. The deadline for this program has been extended to November 1, 2021.
Water Sector Program Guidelines (revised to show extension date)
- User Access Form - must be completed and approved in order for an entity to be given access to the portal. Water and sewer systems, as well as consultants/engineers, must complete the form in its entirety. Please submit the completed form to Traci.Watts@la.gov for processing.
- The Office of Community Development – Local Government Assistance Section hosted a webinar to discuss the Water Sector Program and the online application portal at at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 2, 2021. It is available here.
- How to Obtain a DUNS Number
Non-Entitlement Units of Local Governments
As part of the American Rescue Plan Act, Louisiana has been allocated more than $315 million from the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund for distribution to NEUs within the state. The state is required to distribute a proportional amount to each applicant NEU based on its population. Visit the application portal for more information about this program.