Eleven Georgia communities were awarded financing totaling $12,354,701 for water, water supply, sewer and wastewater infrastructure improvements. Loan commitments include energy and water conservation projects.
Russ Pennington has been named deputy director at GEFA. Pennington will also lead the Governor’s Water Supply Program, working closely with Judson H. Turner, the state’s Environmental Protection Division (EPD) director in the new office established by Gov. Nathan Deal for interagency coordination and management of water resources.
The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) is reallocating $13,581,000 of the state’s Qualified Energy Conservation Bond (QECB) allotment to local governments.