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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Doheny Ocean Desalination Project

Borrower: South Coast Water District
Location: Laguna Beach, California
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: $60 million
Population Served by Project: 37,134

Project Type: Drinking Water

Project Description

The Doheny Ocean Desalination Project will produce up to 5 million gallons per day (MGD) of reliable, sustainable, and locally controlled water supply. The purpose of the project is to provide a reliable, drought-proof water supply, create a seawater intrusion barrier, and provide system redundancy in the event of a major seismic event.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)