WIFIA-SRF Workshop

Financing Solutions for Water Infrastructure

This AWWA virtual workshop brings together finance professionals to discuss ways the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA), Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRF), and other programs can work together to help utilities solve their water infrastructure financing challenges. Interactive sessions with financing thought leaders from within and outside the water sector will engage attendees and foster the exchange of ideas on these critical topics.

Registration Now Open!


Already Registered? Click below to access the Virtual Event platform. Session content will be available to all registered attendees On-Demand until Monday, September 26.



The Workshop agenda will focus on

  • Exploring financing options from stakeholders' perspectives
  • Co-financing best practices
  • Using WIFIA's flexibility to help get financing at the lowest possible costs
  • Financing the future of water


Who Attends

  • Clean Water and Drinking Water SRF and Financing Authority managers and staff
  • Water, wastewater and stormwater utility CEOs, GMs, CFOs, and related senior management
  • Municipal finance professionals
  • EPA WIFIA and SRF staff
  • Other finance professionals working in the water sector
Workshop Location 
Virtual in 2021. 



2021 Registration
Rate Per Person*
Workshop Registration   $95

*Important Registration Note: Access links are unique to each registrant and may not be shared. Each individual must register; fee allows one access on one device. 

Workshop Cancellation Policy: AWWA must receive cancellations in writing. Phone cancellations are not accepted. Written cancellations received on or before July 26, 2021 will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. Beginning July 27, 2021, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are welcome. Substitutes must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. (MT) on August 18. After August 18, 2021, no substitutions will be allowed. Email requests for substitutions or cancellations to service@awwa.org or fax requests to 303.347.0804.

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Schedule at-a-glance

Preliminary Schedule, details are subject to change. All times are Mountain Time.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Opening Session - Welcome and Fireside Chat with EPA
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Capital Financing Before and After the Pandemic
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. WIFIA/SRF 2021
 11:15 - 11:25 a.m. Break
 11:25 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. How States Make SRF and WIFIA Work
 12:25 - 1:00 p.m. Virtual Social Hour
Thursday, August 26, 2021  
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. How Federal Financing Can Help Utilities Address Affordability Challenges
9:30 - 10:50 a.m. Using WIFIA to Get the Best Deal - Case Studies
10:50 - 11:00 a.m.  Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Financing Options - Which One is Right for You?

*Times in Mountain Time



For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conferences and Events Group.