Ozello Water Association, Inc would like to extend a special thanks to FDEP and EPA for their assistance with the Highway 19/98 line relocation project.
Ozello Water Association Water Line Relocation
A loan agreement was executed for $2.6 million to relocate water lines on US Highway 19/98 (State Road 55) within existing Florida Department of Transportation right-of-way, as a requirement of the roadway widening project.
Florida's Drinking Water State Revolving Fund
(DWSRF) is administered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) with joint funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of Florida. DWSRF programs operate around the country to provide states and communities the resources necessary to maintain and improve the infrastructure that protects our valuable water resources nationwide. Florida's DWSRF program has awarded more than $273 million in funding for 62 for drinking water improvement projects during the past five years for a total of $925 million in loan funds since its inception in 1998. The program provides low-interest loans to eligible entities for planning, designing and constructing water pollution control facilities.