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Soquel Creek Water District Receives $88.9 Million Low-Interest Loan from US EPA for Pure Water Soquel Construction

The Soquel Creek Water District (District) is pleased to announce that its low-interest loan from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been officially approved, to be used toward construction of the Pure Water Soquel Groundwater Replenishment and Seawater Intrusion Prevention Project. The loan, up to a maximum of $88.9 million at an interest rate of 1.34%, is part of the EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) funding program. 

The Community is Invited to Imagine a Day Without Water

The Community is Invited to Imagine a Day Without Water 

Pure Water Soquel will help ensure that day never comes, with over $100 million in funding from the State Water Board and EPA which cover the cost of the project 

Imagine a Day Without Water on October 21 is an annual nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water, and how all of us depend on water every single day. It also highlights the services provided by water suppliers and wastewater collection/treatment facilities.  

U.S. EPA Announces $88 Million Water Infrastructure Loan for Innovative Water Reuse Project in Soquel, CA

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an $88 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Soquel Creek Water District in California for an innovative water reuse project that will produce safe drinking water by purifying recycled water. The project will also help prevent further seawater intrusion by replenishing the critically stressed aquifer that serves as Soquel’s drinking water source.