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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Joliet Alternative Water Source Program

Borrower: City of Joliet
Location: Joliet, Illinois
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: TBD
Population Served by System: 207,000

Project Type: Drinking Water

Project Description

The Alternative Water Source Program will construct infrastructure needed to access a new source for drinking water to replace the City's reliance of current primary water source, the deep sandstone aquifer. The purpose of the project is to provide a sustainable source of drinking water for the City of Joliet and potentially the region. The aquifer currently supplying Joliet’s wells will not meet maximum day demands by 2030.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)