Utility Rates - Minimum

The minimum rates for financial subsidy (Consolidated grant or Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) principal forgiveness) can be found on the DENR webpage and/or in administrative rule.

Consolidated Water Facilities Construction Program was established to provide grants and loans for water related projects. The amount of funds available is dependent upon the amount appropriated by the Legislature and the amount of funds previously awarded.

Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program was established to provide low interest loans to governmental entities for clean water and non-point source pollution control projects. The amount of funds available is dependent upon the amount of appropriations from the U.S. Congress and the amount of repayments from funds previously loaned.

Minimum Utility Rates 
The minimum utility rates are established in Administrative Rules of South Dakota 74:05:07:08.01. Adoption of minimum monthly utility rates provides no guarantee of funding.

The minimum monthly utility rates necessary for an application to be presented to the board can be found at:

Clean Water SRF
Administrative Rule 74:05:08:01 (13)

Drinking Water SRF
Administrative Rule 74:05:11:01 (21)

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