The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $31,365,000. Of this funding, $4,055,000 was designated for rural water projects.
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AUSTIN – (August 26, 2015) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance for water and wastewater system improvements. Of this funding, $4,055,000 was designated for three rural projects.
- $27,310,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Sherman (Grayson County) for water system improvements
- $840,000 to the City of Alba (Wood County) for wastewater treatment plant improvements
- $400,000 to the City of Fayetteville (Fayette County) for a water well project
- $2,815,000 to the Port O’Connor Improvement District (Calhoun County) for water 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.