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March 8, 2021
PORTLAND — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced its largest ever Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan — $727 million to the Portland Water Bureau for treating drinking water from the Bull Run Watershed.
The city's Bull Run program will construct a new filtration water treatment plant and pipelines to connect the filtration facility to existing conduits. It also will implement improved corrosion control treatment and bolster the system's resiliency to fire, landslides, major storms and earthquakes.
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