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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Biddeford Saco River Water Treatment Facility

Prospective Borrower: Maine Water Company
Location: Biddeford, Maine
Total Project Costs: $50 million
Requested WIFIA Loan Amount: $24.5 million
Population Served by System: 50,000

Project Type: Public water system

Project Description

The privately held Maine Water Company will construct a new 20 millions of gallons per day water treatment facility to replace the existing facility built in 1884. This project will provide public water service to the coastal municipalities in York County, Maine; improve system processes, redundancy, resiliency, and sustainability; and allow for expansion to serve neighboring water systems in southern Maine, consistent with Southern Maine Regional Water Council master plan.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)