Louisiana State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund

Application Portal For Water Sector Program

Round 2 Update
The Water Sector Commission approved guidelines for Round 2 of the Water Sector Program during the June 2, 2022 meeting. The online portal will be open for application between July 15, 2022 and August 31, 2022. A webinar will be held on June 16, 2022 to discuss the program guidelines and the application process. A webinar to discuss federal requirements in the procurement of professional services, such as engineering services, will be held on June 8, 2022. Weekly question/answer sessions regarding the procurement process will be held at 1:00 pm on June 15, 22, and 29, 2022. Links to these sessions can be found at https://www.doa.la.gov/doa/ocd-lga/american-rescue-plan-act/.
Welcome to the State of Louisiana's Portal for the Water Sector Program established by Act 410 of the 2021 Regular Session and continued through SB 48 of the 2022 Regular Session. Pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), the State of Louisiana allocated $300 million to the program for Round 1 and $450 million for Round 2 of the Water Sector Program from the State's allocation of ARPA 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.

Please carefully review the documents below prior to beginning the application. Be sure to provide all required documentation within the Portal application prior to submitting for scoring and consideration. Once the application is submitted for review in the portal, no additional information or documents can be submitted unless requested by a member of the working panel.

IMPORTANT: Please pay special attention to posted deadlines in order to be included in the scoring process. No late applications will be accepted.
Grants Awarded
Round 1
Round 2
Relevant Documents

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