TEMECULA – Rancho California Water District’s Vail Dam Seismic and Hydrologic Remediation Project was selected to apply for funding as part of approximately $5.1 billion in Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loans provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
WIFIA loans provide financing assistance to help pay for water infrastructure projects in the United States. The program accelerates investment in water infrastructure by providing long‐term, ultra‐low‐cost supplemental loans for regionally and nationally significant projects. In July 2020, the EPA published a notice of funding availability requesting applications for financing assistance under the WIFIA program. Rancho Water submitted a letter of interest intending to secure funding for the Vail Dam