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As of June 1, 2021, GEFA staff returned to the office. We will continue working in a safe and responsible manner to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. GEFA will adjust our operations as necessary based on guidance from federal and state officials.
The Governor’s Water Supply Program helped local governments secure new water supply resources utilizing $199.8 million in low-interest loans and $72.7 million in state direct investment funding.
Low-interest financing helps provide water and sewer infrastructure for major economic development project.
In 2010, the Georgia General Assembly passed the Georgia Water Stewardship Act (GWSA) that stated all public Georgia water systems, serving more than 3,300 individuals had to conduct an annual water loss audit.
Left: Photo courtesy of Forsyth County Department of Communications.
Left: Aerial photo of the Chatsworth Water Works Commission solar project in Chatsworth, Ga., Nov. 3, 2015. (Inman Solar Inc.)
The Polk County Water Authority received a $1.2 million Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) to finance an enclosure for Deaton Spring.