EPA Provides Nearly $70M Loan For Omaha Water Infrastructure Upgrades
City of Omaha receives $69.7M WIFIA loan to improve water quality
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a $69.7M loan to the City of Omaha, Nebraska, to help finance its Saddle Creek Retention Treatment Basin. This marks the second loan to be issued under EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program.
“Through EPA’s WIFIA loan to Omaha, we are investing in the Heartland’s water infrastructure and following through on our commitment to uphold one of EPA's core responsibilities: providing Americans with clean and safe water,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “This water infrastructure project will produce good jobs, improve local water quality, and better protect the health of more than 400,000 Nebraskans.”
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