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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Kansas City Blue River Wastewater Treatment Plant Biosolids Facility Project

Borrower: Kansas City Missouri Water Services Department
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: $51 million
Population Served by Project: 631,000

Project Type: Wastewater

Project Description

The Blue River WWTP Biosolids Facility Project will replace and rehabilitate the existing facility constructed in the 1960s. The improvements to the solids management processes will meet anticipated solids capacity, reliability, and regulatory requirements through 2035. The purpose of the project is to: (1) improve the overall condition and capacity of the current facilities; (2) comply with new effluent discharge permit limits, solids management requirements, and potential future permit requirements and land application site limitations; (3) improve treatment efficiency and reliability; and (4) optimize operational improvements to reduce operation and maintenance costs or provide more reliable and consistent operation.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)