The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $4,403,425 for three agricultural and rural projects

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

The Texas Water Development Board approved financial assistance for much needed water and wastewater projects across the state. The projects funded by TWDB will allow these communities to address drought-related water shortages, upgrade aging infrastructure, reduce water loss, and improve irrigation systems.

  • $403,425 loan to the City of Olney (Young County) to finance wastewater system improvements
  • $2,000,000 loan to the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District (Carson, Gray, Wheeler, Donley, Armstrong, Potter, Hutchinson, and Roberts Counties) to finance irrigation system improvements
  • $2,000,000 loan to the Sandy Land Underground Water Conservation District (Yoakum County) to finance irrigation system improvements

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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