Texas Water Development Board approves a $4,000,000 loan to the City of Grand Prairie (Dallas, Ellis and Tarrant Counties) to finance water system improvements
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AUSTIN - (November 21, 2013) - The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution a loan in the amount of $4,000,000 to the City of Grand Prairie (Dallas, Ellis and Tarrant Counties) from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to finance water system improvements.
The City of Grand Prairie intends to use the funds to finance the installation of approximately 6,500 water meters to include advanced metering infrastructure technology in an effort to achieve water system savings and conservation goals.
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.