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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Frontenac Water Supply,Treatment, Distribution, and Storage Improvements and Additions

Borrower: City of Frontenac
Location: Frontenac, Kansas
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: $5 million
Population Served by Project: 3,450

Project Type: Drinking Water

Project Description

The drinking water system project includes a new well, water treatment facility upgrades, water distribution system improvements, 75,000 gallon elevated water storage tank improvements, and a new 250,000 gallon elevated water storage tank. All proposed improvements are designed to greatly increase the useful life of the system. The purpose of this project is to to reduce water hardness and reduce combined radium to levels below EPA’s maximum contaminant level. It also increases water supply redundancy, water storage for firefighting and supply to customers, and the useful life of the entire water system. 

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)