The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $39,297,597

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

AUSTIN (October 21, 2014) The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved financial assistance for the construction of a new elevated storage tank and an indirect potable reuse system. The projects will address water supply issues due to a rapidly growing population and provide a community with an additional water source to address the on-going drought.

  • $5,500,000 in financial assistance to the City of Laredo (Webb County) for construction of a new elevated storage tank
  • $33,797,597 in financial assistance to the City of Wichita Falls (Wichita County) for an indirect potable reuse 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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