Oregon Resources

Regulatory Agencies

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Portland Bureau of Environmental Services

Funding Sources

Oregon Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program

Provides low-cost loans for projects that prevent or mitigate water pollution.
Eligible agencies include Indian tribal governments, cities, counties, sanitary districts, soil and water
conservation districts, irrigation districts, various special districts and certain intergovernmental

Eligible projects include:

  • Wastewater system plans and studies
  • Secondary or advanced wastewater treatment facilities
  • Irrigation improvements
  • Infiltration and inflow correction
  • Major sewer replacement and rehabilitation
  • Qualified stormwater control
  • Onsite wastewater system repairs
  • Matching funds for some U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation programs
  • Estuary management efforts
  • Various nonpoint source projects (stream restorations, animal waste management, conservation easements)
  • Qualified brownfields projects

Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 319(h) Non-Point Source (NPS) Grant Program

Provides federal grant funds under the Clean Water Act’s Section 319(h) to address nonpoint water pollution issues. Through an annual solicitation, DEQ seeks proposals from government agencies, tribal nations and nonprofit organizations to address nonpoint sources of pollution affecting coastal, river, lake, drinking and groundwater resources in Oregon.

State of Oregon Economic Revitalization Team

Can mobilize state assistance for sustainable economic development projects.

Oregon Sea Grant

Provide grants for university-based research and outreach.

Technical Resources

City of Portland Stormwater Management Manual

Oregon Environmental Council

Oregon State University Extension

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