Texas Water Development Board approves $5,000,000 loan to the City of Del Rio to finance wastewater system improvements
For immediate release. Contact: Kimberly Leggett at 512-463-5129
AUSTIN - (June 21, 2012) - The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution a loan in the amount of $5,000,000 to the City of Del Rio (Val Verde County) from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance wastewater system improvements.
The City of Del Rio intends to use the funds to rehabilitate approximately 41,000 linear feet of 6-inch to 12-inch sewer lines. Much of the City’s wastewater system is deteriorated and in need of repair.
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.