The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)
program accelerates investment in our nation's water
infrastructure by providing long-term, low-cost supplemental
loans for regionally and nationally significant projects.
REGIONAL POTABLE WATER
IMPROVEMENTS
BORROWER: City of North Miami Beach
LOCATION: North Miami Beach, FL
WIFIA LOAN AMOUNT: $44.2 million
TOTAL WIFIA PROJECT COSTS: $90,2 million
POPULATION SERVED BY SYSTEM: 180,000
NUMBER OF JOBS CREATED: 288 jobs
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The City of North Miami Beach Regional Potable Water Improvements project will upgrade the
water main distribution system and its existing treatment and auxiliary systems at the Norwood
Water Treatment Plant. Plant improvements will include replacing aged pipes, reducing
transmission main breaks, and securing drinking water supply to meet current and projected
2030 Average Daily Demand and Maximum Daily Demand.
PROJECT BENEFITS
	Allows the City of North Miami Beach to meet current and projected 2030 Average Daily
Demand and current Maximum Daily Demand as required by the Florida Department of
Environmental Protection.
	Reduces pressure losses and main breaks occurring throughout the distribution system.
	Saves City of North Miami Beach an estimated $11.5 million from financing with a WIFIA
loan compared to a bond issuance.
WIFIA
PROGRAM
City of North Miami Beach Treatment Plant
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WEBSITE: www.epa.gov/wifia
EMAiL: wifia@EPA.gov

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