Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial assistance to Nueces County for water system improvements

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

AUSTIN (November 6, 2014) The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved by resolution loan forgiveness in the amount of $200,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to Nueces County. The assistance will allow the County to finance planning and design for a new water transmission line for Cyndie Park 2 Water Supply Corporation.

The project is the culmination of sustained collaborative efforts between the TWDB, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and Nueces County Commissioners to provide high-quality water to the area. The new transmission line will allow residents of Cyndie Park and adjacent residents to connect to a new water supply and disconnect from their current water wells.

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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