EPA Selects Roemer Water Filtration Project for WIFIA Funding

money loan funding grant

West Valley Water District’s (WVWD) Board of Directors recently announced that the agency was invited by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to apply for a $24.5 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan for the Oliver P. Roemer Water Filtration Facility Expansion Project. Vice President Kyle Crowther stated, “This is …

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Construction of New Reservoir in North County to get Underway

Construction on the Hauck Mesa Storage Reservoir is expected to get underway this month after San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors approved an $11.4 million contract with Pacific Hydrotech Corporation of Perris, Calif. The North County project includes demolition of an abandoned steel tank, building a 2.1 million-gallon storage …

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FEMA provides additional funding for Oroville Dam repairs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released an additional $308 million for the Oroville Dam reconstruction and emergency response according to a statement by the Department of Water Resources (DWR). The funding announced yesterday was at first rejected by FEMA, but later approved following an appeal by DWR last …

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Bureau of Reclamation Helps EVMWD Meet Growing Demand

Indio receives grant for storm drain project

Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) announced this week it has received an $8.9 million grant from the United States Bureau of Reclamation for the expansion of its Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility. the grant is a part of the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART Program which funds the planning, design, and …

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New Study Shows Increased Costs for Pacheco Reservoir Expansion

Costs continue to increase for proposed expansion of Pacheco Reservoir in South Santa Clara County. Valley Water’s proposed project would increase the reservoir’s capacity from 5,500 to up to 140,000 acre-feet and provide enough water to supply up to 1.4 million residents for a year. Valley Water began moving forward …

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