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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Beaverton Water Supply Improvement Program

City of Beaverton, Oregon Water Supply Improvement Site
Borrower: City of Beaverton
Location: Beaverton, Oregon
WIFIA Loan Amount: $81.1 million
Population Served by Project: 90,000 people
Number of Jobs Created: 530 jobs

Project Description

The city of Beaverton Water Supply Improvement Program includes a combination of projects that will enhance the reliability and resiliency of the water system and meet the needs of a growing urban area. The program will construct major new transmission mains, new or improved connections to neighboring water systems, and additional seismically resilient storage. It will also expand service to a new area, install a system-wide advance metering infrastructure system, and work toward a new stormwater reuse system.

Project Benefits

  • Maintains the existing system’s performance and improves its reliability.
  • Increases resiliency of water system to seismic events.
  • Provides system access to new drinking water source under construction.
  • Saves the city of Beaverton an estimated $31.3 million from financing with a WIFIA loan.
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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)