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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

San Diego Pure Water San Diego Program Phase 1: North City Project

Borrower: City of San Diego
Location: San Diego, California
Invited WIFIA Loan Amount: $74 million
Population Served by Project: 1,430,000

Project Type: Water Reuse

Project Description

Construction of Phase 1-North City of San Diego's multi-year Pure Water program will use proven technology to clean non-potable reused/recycled water into safe, high quality drinking water and provide one-third of the City’s water supply by 2035. EPA closed a $614M WIFIA loan with the City for this project in 2018 and the City is seeking additional funding. The purpose of this project is to provide a reliable, sustainable supply sourced from reused/recycled water, reduce the need for imported water, and divert wastewater flows away from the Point Loma ocean discharge plant.

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Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)