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- Dekalb County Receives EPA Water Infrastructure Loan (11/19/2020) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and EPA Southeast Regional Administrator Mary Walker recently announced a $265 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to DeKalb County, Georgia, for upgrades to its aging wastewater collection and treatment system. DeKalb County will use the EPA’s WIFIA loan to assess and rehabilitate the highest priority areas of its sewer system infrastructure. Upgrades will include sewer replacement, trunk sewer upsizing, full or partial length sewer lining, and related activities at various locations within the county. The project will help eliminate sanitary sewer overflows and improving water quality in… [...]
- Recycled Water to be Delivered to NFL Stadium (11/19/2020) - Last week, officials announced that the new 298-acre sports and entertainment development in Inglewood, California, home to the National Football League’s Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams, will be receiving about 26 million gallons of recycled water annually. The reclaimed water will be supplied by the West Basin Municipal Water District where it will be used for landscape irrigation, maintenance, and aesthetic purposes, which includes a Lake Park cascading water feature and various greenspaces. “SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park is a great example of a public-private partnership,” West Basin Board President Gloria D. Gray said. “Together we are able… [...]
- New Proposed Actions for EPA’s National Water Reuse Plan (11/19/2020) - During the recent Future of Water Infrastructure and Innovation Virtual Summit, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Assistant Administrator for Water, David Ross, announced four new proposed actions under the National Water Reuse Action Plan (WRAP). The Summit was hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and their Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. It featured members of the newly formed Water Subcabinet and highlighted, among other issues, the importance of federal coordination on water reuse. “Water reuse is a prime example where enhanced federal coordination under the Water Subcabinet is essential to driving progress on actions that… [...]