Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants (Section 306C)

Provide water and waste disposal facilities and services to low income rural communities whose residents face significant health risks.

Agency - Department of Agriculture

Established in 1862, the Department of Agriculture serves all Americans through anti-hunger efforts, stewardship of nearly 200 million acres of national forest and rangelands, and through product safety and conservation efforts. The USDA opens markets for American farmers and ranchers and provides food for needy people around the world.

Office - Consult local telephone directory under United States Government, Department of Agriculture, for Rural Development office number.

If no listing contact appropriate Rural Development State Office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.

Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Oglala Sioux Tribe Of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation $ 1,922,000   2018-06-082020-06-08
Oglala Sioux Tribe Of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation $ 1,215,000   2018-06-082020-06-08
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe $ 248,000   2018-06-072020-06-07
Timberon Water And Sanitation District $ 3,004,728   2018-10-262018-10-26
Penitas, City Of-$ 36,101   2018-10-192018-10-19
Penitas, City Of $ 6,569,694   2018-10-192018-10-19
Confederated Tribes Of The Goshute Reservation $ 248,994   2018-10-172018-10-17
Tohono O'odham Utility Authority $ 954,000   2018-09-202018-09-20
Tri-city Regional Sanitary District $ 7,000,000   2018-09-142018-09-14
Tri-city Regional Sanitary District $ 5,168,474   2018-09-142018-09-14

Program Accomplishments


Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds may be used for 100 percent of costs to: Construct, enlarge, extend, or otherwise improve a community water or waste system; extend service lines and connect individual residences to a system.

Allow applicant to make grants directly to individuals to: Extend service lines, connect resident's plumbing to system, pay reasonable charges and fees for connecting to system, installation of plumbing and related fixtures, and construction in dwelling of a bathroom.