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USEPA Funds Memphis, TN Water Infrastructure


Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $156 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Memphis, Tennessee, for upgrades to the T.E. Maxson Wastewater Treatment Facility. The WIFIA loan will help finance projects to expand biological treatment capacity and improve processing of biosolids. The completed projects will significantly improve effluent water quality and loading to the Mississippi River, provide reliable, efficient biosolids treatment, improve process efficiency and operability, and improve overall plant odor control.