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Due to the COVID-19 virus, GEFA staff are working remotely—with minimal staff in the office—to ensure our programs continue operating smoothly.
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.