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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Gresham and Rockwood Cascade Groundwater Development

Borrower: City of Gresham and Rockwood Water People's Utility District
Location: Gresham, Oregon
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: $47 million
Population Served by Project: 137,967

Project Type: Drinking Water

Project Description

The Cascade Groundwater Development Project is a joint effort to establish an independent regional water supply system. This project will greatly expand on this existing groundwater infrastructure to establish an independent and resilient water supply to meet current and future demands of residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The purpose of this project is to provide reliable regional water distribution to meet the current and future demands of the 135,000 residents regularly served by the system. In addition, by using existing and new interconnections, this system will provide a regional source of water production, storage, and distribution in the event of an emergency.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)