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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

East Bay Water Treatment Plants Improvements Program

Borrower: East Bay Municipal Utility District
Location: Oakland, California
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: $209 million
Population Served by Project: 1,400,000

Project Type: Drinking Water

Project Description

The Water Treatment Plants Improvements Program is a multi-faceted plan that will improve water quality, system reliability and safety, and resilience to changes in source water quality at the District’s water treatment plants. The purpose of these projects is to improve drinking water quality, improve raw water source quality, improve drought preparedness, reduce disinfection by-products, reduce corrosion, improve safety and reliability, and prepare for the effects of degraded water quality due to wildfires in the watershed.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)