The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $64,812,865. Of this funding, $59,812,865 was designated for rural water projects.

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AUSTIN – (December 14, 2015) –┬áThe Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $64,182,865 for multiple water and wastewater system improvement projects and two water supply projects. Of this funding, $59,812,865 was designated for rural water projects.

  • $1,215,000 to the Ables Springs Water Supply Corporation (Kaufman County) for a water supply project
  • $5,000,000 to the Riverbend Water Resources District (Bowie County) for acquisition of a water and wastewater system
  • $1,039,350 to the City of Willow Park (Parker County) for water system improvements
  • $3,504,409 to the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 50 (Harris County) for water system improvements
  • $1,815,000 to the City of Liberty (Liberty County) for water and wastewater system improvements
  • $2,100,000 in financial assistance to the City of Kosse (Limestone County) for a water supply project
  • $16,547,000 to the Nueces River Authority (Real County) for a wastewater treatment plant
  • $31,461,891 to Kerr County for wastewater system improvements
  • $170,000 to the Loop Water Supply Corporation (Gaines County) for water system improvements
  • $1,960,215 to the City of Rio Hondo (Cameron 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.

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