HB 199 Georgia Reservoir & Water Supply Fund

This bill makes changes to the Georgia Reservoir Fund. The fund is renamed the Georgia Reservoir and Water Supply Fund and extends the authority of GEFA’s water supply division to make loans and grants to local governments for various projects in addition to just increasing the capacity of existing reservoirs. The bill clarifies that loans and grants can be made to local governments for water supply, monitoring, distribution, conservation, or maintenance facilities, not just water storage facilities.

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