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USDA Rural Development

United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development
United States Department of Agriculture
Rural Development

Ronald W. Davis
State Director

USDA Rural Development -
Alabama State Office
4121 Carmichael Road, Suite 601
Montgomery, AL 36106
334-279-3400 (phone)
334-279-3403 (fax)
334-279-3495 (TTY/TDD)



Link to Water and Environmental Programs


Community Programs: 334-279-3615

Water/Wastewater Community Facilities:334-279-3627 fax

Allen Bowen, Program Director 334-279-3617

Stan Hale, Specialist 334-279-3616

John Taylor, Engineer 334-279-3475

Pat Greene, Technician 334-279-3429


Water and Environmental Programs (WEP) provides loans, grants and loan guarantees for drinking water, sanitary sewer, solid waste and storm drainage facilities in rural areas and cities and towns of 10,000 or less. Public bodies, non-profit organizations and recognized Indian tribes may qualify for assistance. WEP also makes grants to non-profit organziations to provide technical assistance and training to assist rural communities with their water, wastewater, and solid waste problems.

USDA Rural Development - Alabama Offices

AREA 1 Eddie Brooks, Area Director
Huntsville 256-544-5795 4890 University Square, Ste 3-G
Huntsville, AL 35816
Serving: Colbert, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Morgan


AREA 2 Ronnie Wyatt, Area Director
Dothan 334-793-7819 205 W. Adams Street
Dothan, AL 36303
Serving: Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Pike


AREA 3 Teresa Long, Area Director
Tuscaloosa 205-553-1733 ext 5 3831-B Palisades Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
Serving: Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Pickens, Shelby, Sumter, Tuscaloosa


AREA 4 Steven Sigler, Acting Area Director
Camden 334-682-4116 ext 4 Three Camden ByPass
Camden, AL 36726
Serving: Autauga, Butler, Chilton, Choctaw, Dallas, Lowndes, Marengo, Perry, Wilcox


AREA 5 Andrew Wackerle, Area Director
Anniston 256-835-7824 ext 4 1413-C Hillyer-Robinson Industrial Pkwy
Anniston, AL 36207
Serving: Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Randolph, Talladega

AREA 6 Quinton Harris, Area Director
Opelika 334-745-7638 600 South 7th Street, Suite 1
Opelika, AL 36801

Serving: Bullock, Chambers, Coosa, Elmore, Lee, Macon, Montgomery, Tallapoosa, Russell


AREA 7 John Vandiver, Area Director
Cullman 256-734-6471 ext 4 205 4th Avenue, NE, Suite 103
Cullman, AL 35055
Serving: Blount, Cullman, Franklin, Jefferson, Marion, St. Clair, Walker, Winston


AREA 8 Steven Sigler, Area Director
Bay Minette 251-937-3297 ext 5 207 Faulkner Drive, Suite 119
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Serving: Baldwin, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe, Washington


ARRA Grant Information (pdf)

For additional information or to file an application, contact the appropriate Area Office listed above. Current contact information is also available at service=page/CountyMap&state=AL&stateName=Alabama& stateCode=01

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Recommended Resources

NRWA - National Rural Water Association

ADECA - Alabama Department of Economic and Community Development

ADEM - Alabama Department of Environmental Management

AEMA - Alabama Office of Emergency Management

CPYRWMA - Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow Rivers Watershed Management Authority - Watershed Management Plan

GSA - Geological Survey of Alabama

OWR - Alabama Office of Water Resources

RSA - The Retirement Systems of Alabama

SEIB - Alabama State Employees Insurance Board

USDA-FSA - United States Department of Agriculture - Farm Services Agency (FSA)

USDA-RD - United States Department of Agriculture - Rural Development

USDM - US Drought Monitor

USGS - US Geological Service



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