Axios/Associated PressThe most expensive U.S. water treatment facility in the country is a new $20 billion facility in Oroville, California, that is expected to cost $17 billion.
According to a report from Bloomberg, the Oroville Water Treatment Plant, which is in a rural area of Northern California, is expected be the most expensive in the world when it is completed.
The Oroville Plant is expected replace about 6,200,000 gallons of water a day.
It is expected will cost $7.6 billion.
It also is expected that the plant will require a significant amount of maintenance.
The project, which was supposed to be completed in 2020, has been delayed by a series of events including a fire at the facility that shut down the facility.
The plant has also faced several delays due to water leaks, an accident and a failure of a water line.
The facility is expected have its first operating day in 2021.