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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Orange County PFAS Treatment Projects

Borrower: Orange County Water District
Location: Fountain Valley, California
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: $173 million
Population Served by Project: 1,500,000

Project Type: Drinking Water

Project Description

The PFAS Treatment Projects will design, permit, and construct PFAS removal systems at 45 impacted wells operated by 10 cities and retail water districts within Orange County Water District. The purpose of the project is to improve drinking water quality by reducing PFOA and PFOS levels to ensure the groundwater supplied by the wells is in compliance with current California PFAS recommendations.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)