News Quarterly | January 2021
State employees helped foster children through Christmas Kids Campaign
Governor Kemp's office and state agencies partnered with Clark Howard's Christmas Kids and the Georgia Department of Human Services' Division of Family and Children Services to help bring holiday cheer to children in need. GEFA provided an 11-year old girl a scooter helmet, a barbie doll, and headphones. Read more
Georgia communities receive infrastructure loans totaling $134 million
The GEFA board of directors awarded $134 million to 16 communities for water, sewer, wastewater, and solid waste infrastructure projects. Read more
Three cities rewarded for water stewardship
The cities of Carrollton, Perry, and Villa Rica all received WaterFirst designations. Read more
State Revolving Fund call for projects period ends February 26
The 2021 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) and Drinking Water SRF call for projects period is open through February 26, 2021. Read more
Drinking Water Needs Survey and Assessment
Georgia and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are kicking off the Drinking Water Needs Survey and Assessment (DWINSA). Participation in the DWINSA is critical to the long-term health of public water systems throughout Georgia. On behalf of GEFA and Georgia Environmental Protection Division, the consulting firm Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions will reach out to the selected systems to assist with completing the survey. Read more
IB Environmental blog addresses water resource management Issues
With concerns ranging from flooding to higher water bills, communities are making water resource management projects a priority. The IB Environmental blog is addressing many issues facing water and sewer systems in Georgia. Read more
GEFA staff announcement
GEFA has nothing but well wishes for Oshebar Hardman who recently accepted a new job opportunity as vice president of outreach with The And Campaign.