Oceanside receives $69M loan from EPA for pure water project
Last updated 9/18/2020 at 12:13pm
OCEANSIDE (CNS) - Oceanside was awarded a $69 million loan from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday, Sept. 17 to help finance the city's Pure Water Oceanside project.
The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan from the EPA will finance nearly half of the $158 million water purification project costs, in addition to portions of the city's lower and upper recycled projects. The project, scheduled to be finished in 2022, is intended to create a new local source of drinking water that is clean, safe, drought-proof and environmentally sound. The project will provid...