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Orlando plans 5-year wastewater upgrade
In April, the city council of Orlando, FL, considered a Capital Financing Plan that included $10 million per year in funding from the State Revolving Fund (SRF) program to fund a $50 million list of wastewater upgrades during the next five years.
The city’s total wastewater capital improvement plan is $144 million. About 32 percent of the plan would be funded by SRF, while 36 percent would be funded by revenue bonds and the rest would be paid for by cash reserves and future revenue.
The plan, beginning in fiscal year 2010-11 and ending in fiscal year 2014-15, includes: