This policy brief is for U.S. & Canada Municipal Water Corporate Subscription clients.
Water Types Represented in WIFIA Applications
The most frequent project type is Treatment, comprising approximately 30% of applications. Treatment is one of the broader defined categories, and includes projects within water, wastewater, water reuse and desalination. Bundled Projects (both with Project type and Project Purpose) have been growing with 18 of the 28 Bundled Projects being from FY2020. This suggests that projects are becoming more multifaceted and thus harder to categorize.
Project Types Represented in WIFIA Applications
Although WIFIA is open to both public and private borrowers, only 7 private companies have been invited to apply compared to the 117 public agencies. Very few projects who were invited to apply didn’t (24/148). However, many of those found alternate funding routes through their State water boards or State Revolving Funds.