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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Joplin Water Supply Reservoir

Borrower: American Water Capital Corporation
Location: Joplin, Missouri
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: $103 million
Population Served by System: 240,000

Project Type: Drinking Water

Project Description

The Joplin Water Supply Reservoir project will construct a new dam, reservoir, and pumping facilities to provide a reliable water supply source for the Joplin area. The proposed dam will create a 1,000 to 1,500 acre water supply reservoir that will hold approximately 12 billion gallons of water. The purpose of the project is to address the critical and growing water supply shortage for the Joplin region in southwest Missouri and relieve regional water supply challenges by alleviating pressure on the Ozark Aquifer.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)