2014 Press Releases

Publishing DatePress Releases
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $560,000 in agricultural grants and solicits annual agricultural water conservation grant applications
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $450,000 in financial assistance to the Bandera River Ranch Water Supply Corporation (Bandera County) for water system improvements
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $895,000 in financial assistance to the City of Johnson City (Blanco County) for wastewater treatment plant improvements and reuse project
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,565,000 in financial assistance to the Orangefield Water Supply Corporation (Orange County) for a wastewater collection system
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $29,000,000 in financial assistance to the San Jacinto River Authority (Harris and Montgomery Counties) for canal system rehabilitation
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $3,375,000 in financial assistance to the City of Seagraves (Gaines County) for water and wastewater system improvements
December 11, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $63,053,374. Of this funding, $26,170,074 was designated for rural water projects.
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $2,755,300 in financial assistance to the City of Euless (Tarrant County) for a reclaimed water system expansion
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $3,560,000 in financial assistance to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Sherman (Grayson County) for wastewater system improvements
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,568,000 in financial assistance to the North Alamo Water Supply Corporation (Hidalgo County) for a wastewater collection and treatment system
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $600,000 in financial assistance to the Port Mansfield Public Utility District (Willacy County) for a groundwater storage system
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $14,105,766 in financial assistance to the Upper Leon River Municipal Water District (Comanche, Coryell, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, and Lampasas Counties) for construction of a water treatment plant
December 11, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $5,179,308 in financial assistance to the Upper Leon River Municipal Water District (Comanche, Coryell, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, and Lampasas Counties) for a new groundwater well field
November 20, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $45,190,000. Of this funding, $3,665,000 was designated for rural water projects.
November 20, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $2,425,000 in financial assistance to the Brushy Creek Municipal Utility District (Williamson County) for water system improvements
November 20, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $39,000,000 in financial assistance to the City of Fort Worth (Tarrant, Denton, Johnson, Parker, and Wise counties) for improvements at the Big Fossil Creek Drainage Basin and the Village Creek Water Reclamation Facility
November 20, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $2,525,000 in financial assistance to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Sherman (Grayson County) for water treatment plant improvements
November 20, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,040,000 in financial assistance to the City of Winnsboro (Franklin and Wood counties) for wastewater treatment plant renovations
November 20, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial assistance to Sol Y Mar Water System (Hidalgo County) for water system improvements
November 6, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $98,812,431. Of this funding, $2,912,466 was designated for rural water projects.
November 6, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $150,000 in financial assistance to the City of El Campo (Wharton County) for wastewater treatment plant upgrades
November 6, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $3,525,000 in financial assistance to the City of Pharr (Hidalgo County) for purchasing surface water rights
November 6, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $5,493,050 in financial assistance to the City of Euless (Tarrant County) for water system improvements
November 6, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $811,915 in financial assistance to the City of San Marcos (Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, and Comal Counties) for reuse system expansion
November 6, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $2,712,466 in financial assistance to the City of Kirbyville (Jasper County) for wastewater treatment plant improvements
November 6, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $75,920,000 in financial assistance to the City of San Antonio, acting by and through the San Antonio Water System (Bexar County) for the Water Resources Integration Program
November 6, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial assistance to the Port Mansfield Utility District (Willacy County) for storage tank rehabilitation
November 6, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $9,800,000 in financial assistance to the North Alamo Water Supply Corporation (Hidalgo County) for a new wastewater treatment plant and collection system
November 6, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial assistance to Nueces County for water system improvements
November 6, 2014TWDB adopts SWIFT rules
October 21, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $5,500,000 in financial assistance to the City of Laredo (Webb County) for construction of a new elevated storage tank
October 21, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $33,797,597 in financial assistance to the City of Wichita Falls (Wichita County) for an indirect potable reuse system
October 21, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $39,297,597
October 17, 2014TWDB Releases Report 383: Brackish Groundwater in the Gulf Coast Aquifer, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas
October 14, 2014TWDB to hold work session in Abilene
September 4, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $293,172,193. Of this funding, $11,432,193 was designated for rural water projects.
September 4, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $250,000,000 in financial assistance to the Lower Colorado River Authority for an off-channel reservoir in Wharton County
September 4, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $476,112 in financial assistance, in the form of a grant, to the Beaver Creek Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 for a new water system
September 4, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $21,740,000 in financial assistance to the City of Hutto (Williamson County) for a new wastewater treatment plant
September 4, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $8,365,000 in financial assistance to the City of Early (Brown County) for a new wastewater treatment plant
September 4, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,164,980 in financial assistance to the City of Los Fresnos (Cameron County) for wastewater system improvements
September 4, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,426,101 in financial assistance to the City of Los Fresnos (Cameron County) for water treatment plant improvements
September 4, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $10,000,000 in additional financial assistance to the City of McAllen (Hidalgo County) for wastewater treatment plant upgrades
August 22, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $5,653,008 for a multi-phase drainage project and water system upgrades
August 22, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $54,000 in financial assistance to Derby Ing. Utility (Frio County) for water system upgrades
August 22, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves a $5,599,008 grant to Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1 (Hidalgo and Willacy Counties) for a multi-phase drainage project
August 14, 2014TWDB to hold evening work session in Fort Worth on draft rules for state water plan financing
August 13, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $26,980,000 for water and wastewater improvement projects
August 13, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $10,000,000 to the City of Laredo (Webb County) for construction of a new wastewater treatment plant
August 13, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,480,000 to the Lake Palo Pinto Water Supply Corporation (Palo Pinto County) for water treatment plant expansions
August 13, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $15,500,000 to the Brazosport Water Authority (Brazoria County) for water system improvements
August 8, 2014TWDB to hold work session in San Angelo on SWIFT draft rules
August 7, 2014Summary of today's TWDB Board meeting action
August 7, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $4,976,413 in financial assistance to the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 36 (Harris County) for water system improvements
July 24, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $4,118,000 for water system improvements
July 24, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $3,695,000 in financial assistance to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the Lake Kiowa Special Utility District (Cooke County) for water system improvements
July 24, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $423,000 in financial assistance to the City of Alice (Jim Wells County) to address aging infrastructure
July 21, 2014TWDB to Hold work session in San Antonio on SWIFT draft rules
July 16, 2014TWDB to hold work sessions in San Antonio, San Angelo and Fort Worth
July 15, 2014Texas Water Development Board solicits agricultural water conservation grant applications
July 10, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $2,920,000 for water and wastewater improvements. Of this funding, $2,545,000 was designated for rural water projects.
July 10, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $375,000 in financial assistance to the City of El Campo (Wharton County) for water system improvements
July 10, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $2,375,000 in financial assistance to the City of Iraan (Pecos County) for a new wastewater treatment plant and water system improvements
July 10, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $170,000 in financial assistance to the City of O Brien (Haskell County) for water system improvements
July 10, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,000,000 in grants for water conservation education projects
June 30, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,500,000 in agricultural water conservation grant funding
June 26, 2014Proposed draft SWIFT rules approved for publication by TWDB Board
June 18, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $11,382,305 for water and wastewater improvements
June 18, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $785,000 in financial assistance to Bandera County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 (Bandera County) to finance an emergency water supply project
June 18, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,780,000 in financial assistance to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority (Grayson County) for wastewater treatment plant improvements
June 18, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial assistance to the Holly Huff Water Supply Corporation (Jasper County) to finance an additional water supply source
June 18, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $63,805 in financial assistance to the New Ulm Water Supply Corporation (Colorado County) for water system upgrades
June 18, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $620,000 from the Agriculture Water Conservation Loan Program to the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District
June 18, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $5,960,000 in financial assistance to the City of Port Arthur (Jefferson County) for planning and design of a new wastewater treatment plant
June 18, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,370,000 in financial assistance to the City of Port Arthur (Jefferson County) to address aging infrastructure
June 18, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $603,500 in financial assistance to the City of Winters (Runnels County) to finance a water supply project
June 17, 2014TWDB appoints new communications deputy - Communications veteran and former journalist Andy Saenz joins TWDB
May 29, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves approximately $600,000 in grants for agricultural water conservation projects
May 29, 2014TX v NM litigation and SWIFT among discussion topics at TWDB Board work session
May 29, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves approximately $197,300 in an agricultural water conservation grant to the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District
May 29, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in an agricultural water conservation grant to the El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1
May 29, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in an agricultural water conservation grant to the Santa Cruz Irrigation District No. 15
May 19, 2014The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) executive administrator makes final recommendation on Region C and Region D conflict
May 15, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $485,000 in financial assistance to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority (Grayson County) to finance water supply project
May 15, 2014The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $1,785,000
May 15, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $1,300,000 in financial assistance to the City of Elsa (Hidalgo County) to finance emergency water supply project
May 15, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves grants in the amount of $900,000 for Flood Protection Planning
May 8, 2014US and Mexico 1944 Water Treaty Session to be held May 13
May 7, 2014Texas Water Development Board adds new module on water demands to interactive 2012 State Water Plan website
May 1, 2014TWDB announces 2013 Texas Rain Catcher Awards Winners
May 1, 2014Bandera High School Among TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award Winners
May 1, 2014City of Pflugerville Among TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award Winners
May 1, 2014San Saba Senior Center Among TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award Winners
May 1, 2014Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center Among TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award Winners
April 29, 2014The Texas Water Development Board will present Rain Catcher awards in Austin on May 1, 2014
April 17, 2014The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $12,402,386. Of this funding, $10,791,704 was designated for rural water projects
April 17, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $296,700 in financial assistance to the City of Ballinger (Runnels County) to finance a wastewater treatment plant expansion project
April 17, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $10,495,004 in financial assistance to the City of Ballinger (Runnels County) to finance alternative water supplies
April 17, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves a grant in the amount of $330,730 to El Paso Water Utilities (El Paso County) to finance first-time water and wastewater services to the Canutillo area
April 17, 2014Texas 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
April 17, 2014Texas Water Development Board approves $1,041,936 in financial assistance to the Town of Anthony (El Paso County) to finance water system improvements
April 17, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial assistance to the Vista Verde Water Systems, Inc. (Montgomery County) to finance water system upgrades
April 14, 2014Texas Water Development Board meeting features special session on innovative water solutions
April 3, 2014TWDB launches interactive 2012 State Water Plan website
March 24, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $602,600 in financial assistance to the City of La Joya (Hidalgo County) to finance planning and design of first-time wastewater service to the Havana area
March 24, 2014Texas Water Development Board alerts citizens to automated calls
March 20, 2014The Texas Water Development Board will hold a work session in Harlingen on March 24, 2014
March 18, 2014Today, Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) Chairman Carlos Rubinstein swore in Kathleen Jackson as the newest member of the Board at the agency's offices in Austin
March 18, 2014TWDB's Water Data for Texas website now includes groundwater data
March 17, 2014The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $64,489,690 for water related projects in Texas communities
March 17, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $1,744,690 grant to Mooreville Water Supply Corporation (Falls County) to develop a reliable water supply
March 17, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $38,260,000 to the City of San Antonio, through the San Antonio Water System (Bexar County), in financial assistance to address wastewater system improvements
March 17, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $22,400,000 loan to the City of San Antonio, through the San Antonio Water System (Bexar County) to address aging water system infrastructure
March 17, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $2,085,000 loan to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Krum (Denton County) for wastewater system improvements
March 4, 2014TWDB releases preliminary recommendation for resolving Regions C and D conflict
February 24, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $2,000,000 in financial assistance to the Sandy Land Underground Water Conservation District to finance water-efficient irrigation system improvements
February 24, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $2,000,000 in financial assistance to the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District to finance water-efficient irrigation system improvements
February 24, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $403,425 in financial assistance to the City of Olney (Young County) to address drought-related water shortages
February 24, 2014The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $4,403,425 for three agricultural and rural projects
February 20, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $540,000 in financial assistance to Skyline Ranch Estates Water Supply Corporation (Hays County) to finance water system improvements in high-growth Hays County
February 20, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $92,800 in financial assistance to the City of Moulton (Lavaca County) to finance water system improvements
February 20, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $5,361,916 in economically disadvantaged funding to Airline Improvement District (Harris County) to finance water and wastewater projects
February 20, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $270,000 in economically disadvantaged funding to the City of San Juan (Hidalgo County) to finance wastewater system improvements
February 20, 2014The Texas Water Development Board approves $3,565,000 in financial assistance to Agua Special Utility District (Hidalgo County) to finance drought-related water system improvements
February 20, 2014The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $9,828,916 with $92,800 dedicated to rural water projects
February 11, 2014First of three statewide TWDB work sessions a success
February 6, 2014The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) will hold a work session in Conroe on February 11, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
January 23, 2014Last November, voters passed Proposition 6, approving funding of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT)
January 23, 2014The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved changes in agency rules that apply to the water loss audit required of all retail public utilities which provide potable water
January 23, 2014The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $157,962,462 for water related projects in Texas communities
January 14, 2014The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) yesterday approved a strategy for expediting water projects and reducing undrawn federal grant funds
January 8, 2014The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) annually publishes a request for grant applications to fund agricultural w
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