Texas Water Development Board approves $145,000 grant to the City of Groveton to finance acquisition and design costs for a water system improvements project

For immediate release.  Contact: Kimberly Leggett at 512-463-5129

AUSTIN - (March 17, 2011) - The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution a $145,000 grant from the Economically Distressed Areas Program to the City of Groveton (Trinity County) to finance acquisition and design costs for a water system improvements project.

The City of Groveton (City) proposes to use these funds for the acquisition and design phases of a water system improvements project that will eventually include construction of a water well and replacement of deficient and deteriorated water mains. The City has recently completed the planning phase for the project using previously committed EDAP grant funds.

The City is located in Trinity County, 35 miles southwest of the City of Lufkin. The City serves an estimated 435 water and sewer customers.

The TWDB is the state agency charged with collecting and disseminating water-related data, assisting with regional planning and preparing the state water plan for the development of the state’s water resources. The TWDB administers cost-effective financial assistance programs for the construction of water supply, wastewater treatment, flood control, and agricultural water conservation projects.

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