Texas Water Development Board approves a $775,000 loan to the Mount Enterprise Water Supply Corporation (Rusk County) to finance water system improvements

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

AUSTIN - (September 19, 2013) - The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution a loan in the amount of $775,000 to the Mount Enterprise Water Supply Corporation (Rusk County) from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to finance water system improvements.

The Mount Enterprise Water Supply Corporation intends to use the funds to replace and/or rehabilitate its 1950s and 60s water distribution system to address increasing water losses.

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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