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News: 11/15/2019

FEMA grants Santa Rosa $3.4M to protect critical infrastructure



The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $3.4 million to the City of Santa Rosa to replace and upgrade 21 generators and transfer switches, which will deliver reliable back-up power to the city’s critical fresh and wastewater systems after earthquakes, floods, and wildfires.

Completion of this project will strengthen public health and safety by ensuring uninterrupted power to pump stations and sewer lifts that protect the water supply and prevent raw sewage overflow.

The $4.5 million project will be funded by a $3.4 million hazard mitigation grant from FEMA, with non-federal sources covering the remaining $1.1 million.



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