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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Atlanta Water Distribution System Resiliency Program

Borrower: City of Atlanta
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: $35 million
Population Served by Project: 640,000

Project Type: Drinking Water

Project Description

The Water Distribution System Resiliency Program will rehabilitate and replace aging infrastructure, facilitate water quality compliance, and provide continuous water supply to customers. The purpose of the program is to enhance the reliability of water service by addressing the operational resilience of critical components of the City’s water system. A key goal of the program is a continuous water supply with sustained pressures above 20 lbs/in2 (psi), which will preserve water quality and avoid Boil Water Advisories.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)