Georgia communities receive infrastructure loans totaling $79 million

Seventeen Georgia communities were awarded financing totaling $79,183,000 for water, wastewater, and sewer infrastructure improvements by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of directors.

Georgia communities receive infrastructure loans totaling $48.4 million

Sixteen Georgia communities were awarded financing totaling $48,440,000 for water, sewer, stormwater, and wastewater infrastructure improvements by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of directors.

Six organizations awarded grant funding for renewable energy production

Through the Georgia Solar Program, the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) awarded $249,480 in grant funds to six organizations to increase awareness and public education about renewable energy production. The following organizations received Georgia Solar Program grants:

City of Decatur Public Facilities Authority awarded $11.5 million loan for land conservation project

The City of Decatur Public Facilities Authority was awarded an $11,452,000 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) executive committee.

Georgia communities receive infrastructure loans totaling $44.3 million

Fourteen Georgia communities were awarded financing totaling $44,322,000 for water, sewer, stormwater, and wastewater infrastructure improvements by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of directors.

Three communities awarded grant funding for biogas feasibility studies

Through the Biogas Technical Assistance Program (BTAP), the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) awarded $75,000 in grant funds to three organizations for biogas feasibility studies at wastewater treatment plants.

Brookhaven awarded $5.7 million loan for land conservation project

Brookhaven, Ga. was awarded a $5,700,000 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) executive committee.

Travis Turner elected vice chairman of the GEFA board of directors

Travis Turner, chairman of the White County board of commissioners, has been elected vice chairman of the GEFA board of directors effective January 1, 2017. He succeeds former Murray County Sole Commissioner Brittany Pittman.

2016 Annual Report now available

In FY2016, GEFA continued to build upon its success through its commitment to protecting Georgia's natural resources and supporting economic development. Click here to view GEFA's 2016 Annual Report.

Application period open for new round of water loss technical assistance

All eligible Georgia water systems are invited to apply for a fourth round of water loss technical assistance from the federal Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.