Water Project Assistance Grant Solicitation

Overview:

The Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona is accepting applications for Water Project Assistance Grants. $3,000,000 in funding is available for cities and towns providing water in Navajo and Apache counties. Additionally, $2,000,000 in funding is available for irrigation districts in Cochise and Graham counties ($1,000,000 per county).

Eligible Applicants:

  • Cities and Towns that Provide Water in Navajo and Apache Counties
  • Irrigation Districts in Cochise and Graham Counties

Eligible Use of Funds: To contract for services of outside advisors, attorneys, consultants, and aides that are reasonably necessary or desirable to enable the applicant to adequately perform their duties.

Funding Source: Arizona State Appropriation

Funds Available: $5,000,000

Number of Awards: Multiple

Additional Information: Applicants are encouraged to collaborate for community partnerships as appropriate. Applicants will be required to certify that they are an eligible entity to receive the grant funds, describe the types of services being requested and why the services are needed, and certify that all proceeds from the grant will be utilized according to the provisions contained in Senate Bill 1823, Section 97.

Factors Which Applications will be Evaluated for Award Include:

  • Eligibility of applicant
  • Eligibility of proposed use of grant funds
  • Description of why services are needed

Due Date for Submittal: December 30, 2021

Anticipated Award Date: March 1, 2022

Download Applications:

To download the fillable application, right click the appropriate link below and select "save link as" 

Please submit completed applications to Lindsey Jones, no later than 5:00 PM (MST), December 30th, 2021.

To apply and for additional information please contact:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Environmental Program Supervisor

Water Infrastructure Finance Authority

602-364-1324

 

Notice of Categorical Exclusion (CATEX)

For Bradshaw Water Company, Inc

Water Tank and Drive-By Meters

Public Noticed on May 30, 2021 in the Daily Courier

The Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona (WIFA) has received a request for financial assistance from Bradshaw Water Company, Inc. to complete capital improvements including installing radio read meters and re-coating the existing 33,000-gal storage tank. The project also includes replacement of the master meter at the French Pump Station. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public.

WIFA staff analysis concluded that this project qualifies for a CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION following the requirements of A.A.C. R18-15-106, as amended. The proposed project will not impact the environment either by itself or in combination with other projects, and the environmental information provided has met statutory intent of the WIFA’s environmental review requirements.

DW 051-2021– Water Tank and Drive-By Meters 375 N Fitzmaurice Dr Prescott AZ, 86303, Yavapai County, Arizona

Documentation regarding the proposed project is available for review at WIFA, 100 N. 7th Avenue, Suite 130, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.

WIFA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Alternative formats for the project documentation are available upon request. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Environmental Program Specialist, (602) 364-1321 for any requests or inquiries.

 

Notice of Categorical Exclusion (CATEX)

For Why Domestic Water Improvement District

Well Installation Project

Public Noticed on June 2, 2021 in the Ajo Copper News

The Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona (WIFA) has received a request for financial assistance from Why Domestic Water Improvement District to drill and construct a new well to have a second water source available for the existing community. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public.

WIFA staff analysis concluded that this project qualifies for a CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION following the requirements of A.A.C. R18-15-106, as amended. The proposed project will not impact the environment either by itself or in combination with other projects, and the environmental information provided has met statutory intent of the WIFA’s environmental review requirements.

DW 053-2021 – Well Installation 520 S Mesquite Ln, Ajo, AZ 85321

Documentation regarding the proposed project is available for review at WIFA, 100 N. 7th Avenue, Suite 130, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.

WIFA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Alternative formats for the project documentation are available upon request. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Environmental Program Specialist, (602) 364-1326 for any requests or inquiries.

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