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  Board for Financing Water Projects
  Statutes & Administrative Codes, Program History & Board Policies
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Statutes & Administrative Codes

Financing of Water Projects - Statute

NRS 349.935 - 349.961

Grants for Capital Improvements to Publicly Owned Water Systems - Statute

NRS 349.980 - 349.987

Grants for Capital Improvements to Publicly Owned Water Systems - Regulations

NAC 349.430 - 349.574

Public Water Systems - Statute

NRS 445A.800 - 445A.955

Account for the Revolving Fund and Account for Set-Aside Programs - Statute

NRS 445A.200 - 445A.295

Account for the Revolving Fund and Account for Set-Aside Programs - Regulations

NAC 445A.6751 - 445A.67644

Water Conservation - Statute

NRS 540.121 - 540.151

Water Rights Technical Support Fund - Statute

NRS 534.360

Assembly Bill History

AB 251 - 1987 Session

Created the Board for Financing Water Projects

AB 197 - 1991 Session

Created state loan program & authorized $100,000,000 in revenue bonds to support the purposes of this program

AB 198 - 1991 Session

Created state grant program & authorized general obligation bond authority at $25,000,000

AB 535 - 1993 Session

Expanded class of publicly owned water systems eligible for grants

AB 237 - 1999 Session

Expanded class of publicly owned water systems eligible for grants to include irrigation/water conservation & increased bond authority from $40,000,000 to $50,000,000

AB 549 - 2001 Session

Increased bond authority from $50,000,000 to $69,000,000

AB 473 - 2003 Session

Moved the Drinking Water SRF Program from the Health Division to NDEP

AB 20 - 2005 Session

Increased bond authority to $125,000,000

AB 236 - 2009 Session

Expanded the definition of "eligible recipient" to include nonprofit associations or cooperatives



Senate Bill History

SB 141 - 1995 Session

Revised provisions governing eligibility of certain purveyors of water to receive grants

SB 302 - 1997 Session

Establishes statutes for SRF; Repealed AB 197 loan program & Increased bond authority for grants program from $25,000,000 to $40,000,000

SB 200 - 2003 Session

Authorized grants to pay certain costs associated with connecting to a community sewer system & Increased bond authority from $69,000,000 to $73,000,000

SB 233 - 2003 Session

Increased bond authority from $69,000,000 to $86,000,000

SB 336 - 2003 Session

Made various changes relating to water rights & created the Lincoln County Water District

2003 20th Special Session

Repealed section 4 of SB 200 & Amended SB 233 to increase bond authority from $86,000,000 to $90,000,000

SB 18 - 2005 Session

Authorized grants to pay certain costs associated with connecting to municipal water systems

SB 62 - 2005 Session

Created a $1,000,000 water rights technical support fund

SB 147 - 2005 Session

Increased bond authority to $125,000,000 (revolving)

SB 395 - 2005 Session

Transferred responsibility of the safe drinking water program from Health to NDEP

SB 105 - 2009 Session

Changed NRS 349.983 to make the amount of matching funds required from the recipient based on the total project cost

Board Policies Revision Date Old Revisions

Administrative Funding

    Jun-1999

Alternative Funding

   20-Mar-2008

    20-Jul-2004

Arsenic Projects

   25-Jan-2006

    20-Jul-2004

Authorization to Request a Change in Grant

   3-Nov-2005

Construction, Engineering and Contingency

   3-May-2006

Deadline for Projects

   20-Jul-2004

Depreciation - Capital Replacement Funds

   3-May-2006

   4-Mar-1998

Funding Level for Irrigation Projects

   10-Sep-2009

Length of Grant

   3-Nov-2005

Nevada Water & Wastewater Pre-application

   20-Jun-2007

Nonprofit Public Water Systems

   24-Jul-2009

Phased Grant Projects

   28-Aug-2001

Reasonable Water Rates

   14-Sep-2010

20-Sep-2007; 20-Jun-2007; 3-Mar-1998

Request for Changes to Grant Funding or Project Scope

   3-May-2006

Septic to Community Sewage System Connections

   3-May-2006

20-Jul-2004

Scale to Determine Grant Amount

   24-Jul-2009

20-Sep-2007; 9-Nov-06; 6-May-2006

Water Meters

   20-Jun-2007

9-Nov-2006; 30-Oct-2002

Other References

Bureau of Safe Drinking Water
Water Grants Program
Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Program

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