Texas Water Development Board approves a $1,176,272 loan to the Upper Leon River Municipal Water District(Comanche, Coryell, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, and Lampasas Counties) to finance water system improvements

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AUSTIN - (February 28, 2013) - The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution a loan in the amount of $1,176,272 to the Upper Leon River Municipal Water District (Comanche, Coryell, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, and Lampasas Counties) consisting of a loan in the amount of $775,000 and $401,272 in loan forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to finance water system improvements.

The Upper Leon River Municipal Water District intends to use the funds to plan and design future improvements to the district's system.

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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