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EPA Awards $1.3B in IIJA Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in 18 States

September 22, 2022

Via: ENR

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $1.3 billion for water infrastructure improvements to 18 states using funds provided in the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The money was issued through State Revolving Funds (SRFs) for drinking water and clean water projects with a focus on benefiting underserved communities, EPA announced.

The funds are the first installment of nearly $44 billion the agency will distribute to states, territories and tribes for water infrastructure projects over five years. It previously announced allocations of the first $7.4 billion in infrastructure act money for the SRFs.

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