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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Louisville Upper Middle Fork Pump Station

Borrower: Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District
Location: Louisville, Kansas
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: $44 million
Population Served by Project: 65,000

Project Type: Wastewater

Project Description

The Upper Middle Fork Pump Station project is the second phase of the Sanitary Sewer Discharge Plan portion of the Integrated Overflow Abatement Plan Project. It includes (1) replacement of the existing Upper Middle Fork Pump Station with a new efficient 30 million gallons per day (MGD) Pump Station, (2) installation of a relief interceptor to convey flows in excess of the current interceptor capacity, (3) installation of a diversion gate, and (4) extension of 30-inch force main from the pump station site to the Hikes Lane Interceptor. The purpose of the project is to control combined sewer overflows and mitigate sanitary sewer overflows and other unauthorized discharges from the Metropolitan Sewer District’s sewerage system. The project will improve water quality in Beargrass Creek within Jefferson County and the Ohio River within and downstream from Jefferson County.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)