Texas Water Development Board approves a grant in the amount of $38,016 to El Paso Water Utilities (El Paso County) to finance first-time wastewater services to the Montana Vista area

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

AUSTIN (April 17, 2014) The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $38,016 to El Paso Water Utilities, on behalf of the City of El Paso (El Paso County), consisting of a grant from the Economically Distressed Areas Program. The grant will finance the planning costs for first-time wastewater services to the Montana Vista area.

The grant will fund planning costs for wastewater sanitary sewer services including the installation of a centralized gravity flow wastewater transmission line, various diameter collection lines and manholes.

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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