News Quarterly | March 2021
Communities receive financing for environmental infrastructure projects
The GEFA board of directors awarded $121 million to 17 communities and The Conservation Fund for water, sewer, wastewater, and land conservation projects during its January meeting. Read more
Cordele awarded $1.8 million for wastewater system infrastructure
Cordele, Georgia, was awarded financing totaling $1.8 million for wastewater infrastructure improvements by the GEFA executive committee. Read more
GEFA Annual Report is now available
GEFA's accomplishments during the last fiscal year are outlined in the 2020 Annual Report. Read more
WaterFirst Webinar: Lessons Learned
GEFA is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, April 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Listen to speakers from communities that completed the WaterFirst application and on-site review process. Read more
Five upcoming webinars for utility operators and managers
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host five online webinars on Thursdays in April to provide insight into utility operation and maintenance and to promote effective management and emergency response techniques. Read more
GEFA staff announcements
The following staff received 2020 Faithful Service Awards for their dedication to serving the state of Georgia.

  • 5 years - Ben Cowart
  • 10 years - Kristofor Anderson
  • 15 years - Amanda Carroll
  • 30 years - Valerie Zackery

GEFA welcomed a new staff member to our team - Susan Woods, weatherization program manager II.