2015 Press Releases

Publishing DatePress Releases
12/14/2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $64,812,865. Of this funding, $59,812,865 was designated for rural water projects.
12/14/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $1,815,000 to the City of Liberty (Liberty County) for water and wastewater system improvements
12/14/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $31,461,891 to Kerr County for wastewater system improvements
12/14/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $1,039,350 to the City of Willow Park (Parker County) for water system improvements
12/14/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $5 million to the Riverbend Water Resources District (Bowie County) for acquisition of a water and wastewater system
12/14/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $1,960,215 to the City of Rio Hondo (Cameron County) for water system improvements
12/14/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $16,547,000 to the Nueces River Authority (Real County) for a wastewater treatment plant
12/14/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $170,000 to the Loop Water Supply Corporation (Gaines County) for water system improvements
12/14/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $2,100,000 in financial assistance to the City of Kosse (Limestone County) for a water supply project
12/14/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $3,504,409 to the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 50 (Harris County) for water system improvements
12/14/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $1,215,000 to the Ables Springs Water Supply Corporation (Kaufman County) for a water supply project
12/11/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on financial assistance totaling $211,130,000 for a large Houston area (Fort Bend and Harris counties) water supply project
12/10/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on a loan for $42,000,000 to the Canyon Regional Water Authority (Guadalupe, Bexar, Caldwell, Comal, Hays, and Wilson counties) for a water supply project
12/10/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on a loan for $1,210,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Tom Bean (Grayson County) for a water supply project
12/9/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on a loan for $30 million to the City of Bedford (Tarrant County) for water system and water meter improvements
12/9/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on funding for $44,680,000 to the Upper Trinity Regional Water District (Fannin, Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Grayson, and Wise counties) for a reservoir project
12/8/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on a loan for $13 million to the City of Fort Worth (Tarrant, Denton, Johnson, Parker, and Wise counties) for an advanced metering infrastructure system
12/8/2015Texas Water Development Board closes loans for $440 million to the Tarrant Regional Water District (Jack, Wise, Parker, Tarrant, Johnson, Ellis, Navarro, Henderson, Kaufman, Freestone, Denton, Dallas, Collin, and Rockwall counties) for a water supply project
12/3/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on a loan for $5,605,000 to the Brazosport Water Authority (Brazoria County) for a brackish groundwater project
12/3/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on a loan for $7,100,000 to the Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 1 (Hidalgo County) for an agricultural irrigation project
12/2/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on funding for $27,640,000 to the Lone Star Regional Water Authority (Williamson and Bell counties) for a water supply project
12/2/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on a loan for $50 million to the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board (El Paso County) for a land acquisition project
12/2/2015Application period for 2016 SWIFT funding cycle is now open
12/1/2015Texas Water Development Board to hold hearing on emergency flood funding
12/1/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on a loan for $2 million to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (DeWitt, Victoria, Calhoun, Refugio, Gonzales, Caldwell, Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, and Kendall counties) for a seawater desalination project
12/1/2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $64,731,000. Of this funding, $3,531,000 was designated for rural water projects.
12/1/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $61,200,000 to the City of Pearland (Brazoria County) for wastewater system improvements
12/1/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $731,000 in financial assistance to the Mooreville Water Supply Corporation (Falls County) for a water supply project
12/1/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $2,800,000 in financial assistance to the El Paso Utilities Public Service Board on behalf of the City of El Paso (El Paso County) for a wastewater system project in the Montana Vista area
11/24/2015TWDB closes on $255 million in financing for LCRA reservoir, saving more than $18 million
11/20/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on loan for $705,000 to the City of Marfa (Presidio County) for a water well project
11/20/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on loans for $7,490,000 to the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency (Hays, Caldwell, Comal, and Guadalupe counties) for a water supply project
11/19/2015Texas Water Development Board closes on loans for $17,100,000 to the Palo Pinto County Municipal Water District No. 1 (Erath, Hood, Palo Pinto, and Parker counties) for a reservoir project
10/28/2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $9,265,000 for rural water projects
10/28/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $8,790,000 in financial assistance to the City of Glen Rose (Somervell County) for a wastewater treatment plant expansion
10/28/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $475,000 in financial assistance to the Airline Improvement District (Harris County) for water and wastewater system improvements
10/13/2015SWIFT Savings Announced
9/22/2015The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance for water system improvements totaling $1,530,000. Of this funding, $430,000 was designated for a rural water project.
9/22/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $1,100,000 to the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 148 (Harris County) for water system improvements
9/22/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $430,000 to the Caddo Lake Water Supply Corporation (Harrison County) for rural water system improvements
9/17/2015SWIFT round two application period to open on December 1
9/14/2015Standard and Poor's joins Fitch Ratings in assigning a AAA rating to SWIRFT bonds
9/10/2015Fitch Ratings assigns a AAA rating to SWIRFT bonds
8/26/2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $31,365,000. Of this funding, $4,055,000 was designated for rural water projects.
8/26/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $2,815,000 to the Port O'Connor Improvement District (Calhoun County) for water system improvements
8/26/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $27,310,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Sherman (Grayson County) for water system improvements
8/26/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $400,000 to the City of Fayetteville (Fayette County) for a water well project
8/26/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $840,000 to the City of Alba (Wood County) for wastewater treatment plant improvements
7/23/2015TWDB approves approximately $3.9 billion in SWIFT inaugural financial assistance
7/23/2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved non-SWIFT financial assistance totaling $15,364,000. Of this funding, $7,364,000 was designated for rural water projects.
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $410,000 in financial assistance to the City of Hudson (Angelina County) for a new wastewater treatment plant
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $640,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Whitewright (Grayson and Fannin counties) for wastewater system improvements
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $8,000,000 in financial assistance to the Fort Bend County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 (Fort Bend County) for water system improvements
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $12,500,000 to the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency (Hays, Caldwell, Comal, and Guadalupe counties) for a water supply project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $82,105,000 to the North Texas Municipal Water District (Collin, Hunt, Rockwall, Dallas, Kaufman, Ellis, Rains, Fannin, and Denton counties) for a reservoir project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $90,000,000 to the City of Bedford (Tarrant County) for water system and water meter improvements
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $44,680,000 to the Upper Trinity Regional Water District (Fannin, Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Grayson, and Wise counties) for a reservoir project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $28,300,000 to the Brazosport Water Authority (Brazoria County) for a brackish groundwater project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $55,000,000 to the Canyon Regional Water Authority (Guadalupe, Bexar, Caldwell, Hays, and Wilson counties) for a water supply project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $17,100,000 to the Palo Pinto County Municipal Water District No. 1 (Erath, Hood, Palo Pinto, and Parker counties) for a reservoir project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $1,210,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Tom Bean (Grayson County) for a water supply project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $7,100,000 to the Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 1 (Hidalgo County) for an agricultural irrigation project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $705,000 to the City of Marfa (Presidio County) for a water well project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $50,000,000 to the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board (El Paso County) for a land acquisition project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $300,000,000 to the Coastal Water Authority (Harris County) for an interbasin transfer project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $41,630,000 to the Central Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) for a water supply project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $296,125,000 to the City of Houston (Harris County) for a water supply project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $555,845,000 to the North Fort Bend Water Authority (Fort Bend County) for a water supply project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $953,405,000 to the North Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) for a water supply project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $812,140,000 to the West Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) for a water supply project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $27,640,000 to the Lone Star Regional Water Authority (Williamson and Bell counties) for a water supply project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $76,000,000 to the City of Fort Worth (Tarrant, Denton, Johnson, Parker, and Wise counties) for an advanced metering system
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $440,000,000 to the Tarrant Regional Water District (Jack, Wise, Parker, Tarrant, Johnson, Ellis, Navarro, Henderson, Kaufman, Freestone, Denton, Dallas, Collin, and Rockwall counties) for a water supply project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $8,000,000 to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (DeWitt, Victoria, Calhoun, Refugio, Gonzales, Caldwell, Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, and Kendall counties) for a seawater desalination project
7/23/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $6,314,000 in financial assistance to the City of Tahoka (Lynn County) for water distribution system improvements
7/21/2015TWDB to consider approving approximately $3.9 billion in SWIFT financial assistance
7/2/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $3,000,000 in financial assistance to the City of Anton (Hockley County) for wastewater and water system improvements
6/16/2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $20,275,000.
6/16/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $3,080,000 in financial assistance to the Northwest Harris County Municipal District No. 22 (Harris County) for wastewater improvements
6/16/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $17,195,000 in financial assistance to the City of Amarillo (Potter & Randall counties) for a water supply project.
5/19/2015Texas Water Development Board approves $2,025,000 in financial assistance to the City of Honey Grove (Fannin County) for water distribution lines
May 6, 2015TWDB announces the 2014 Texas Rain Catcher Awards recipients
May 6, 2015Texas Water Development Board announces prioritization of projects for SWIFT
May 6, 2015Texas Department of Transportation receives TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
May 6, 2015RainDrop Harvesting Solutions receives TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
May 6, 2015Oohla Bean Bed and Breakfast receives TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
May 6, 2015Leadership Montgomery County Class of 2014 receives TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
May 6, 2015City of Austin's Twin Oaks Library receives TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
May 6, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial assistance to the D Bar B Water Wastewater Supply Corporation (Dallas County) for a rural water supply project
April 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $1,160,400 in agricultural grants and solicits agricultural water conservation grant applications
April 29, 2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $247,000 for rural projects
April 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $94,000 in financial assistance to the Hazy Hills Water Supply Corporation (Travis County) for a water supply project
April 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $153,000 in financial assistance to Corix Utilities, Inc. (Burnet and Llano counties) for water meter replacements
April 15, 2015Chairman Carlos Rubinstein Receives Outstanding Public Official Award
April 13, 2015Texas Water Development Board opens West Texas office
April 10, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $102,719 in financial assistance to the City of Mart (McLennan County) for a water supply project
April 10, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $500,000 in financial assistance to the White River Municipal Water District (Crosby, Dickens and Garza counties) for a water supply project
April 10, 2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $602,719 for two urgent needs projects
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $8,195,000 in financial assistance to the Agua Special Utility District (Hidalgo County) for a wastewater service project
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $1,804,000 in financial assistance to the City of Brady (McCulloch County) for a water treatment plant and distribution system improvements
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $3,050,000 in financial assistance to the City of Castroville (Medina County) for wastewater treatment plant improvements
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $9,050,000 in financial assistance to the City of Castroville (Medina County) for a wastewater treatment plant expansion project
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $3,500,000 in financial assistance to the City of Castroville (Medina County) for waterline replacements
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial assistance to Corix Utilities (Burnet County) for water system improvements for the Buena Vista Water System
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial assistance to Corix Utilities (Burnet County) for water treatment plant improvements and meter replacements for the Ridge Harbor Water System
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $16,430,000 in financial assistance to the City of Granbury (Hood County) for a new water treatment plant
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $22,075,000 in financial assistance to the City of Laredo (Webb County) for a wastewater treatment plant expansion project
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $151,839 in financial assistance to the Lee County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 (Lee County) for a water pump station
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $4,600,000 in financial assistance to the City of Laredo (Webb County) for a waterline project
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $170,000 in financial assistance to the City of Melvin (McCulloch County) for a water treatment facility
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $19,640,000 in financial assistance to the City of Mission (Hidalgo County) for a wastewater treatment plant expansion project and a reuse system project
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $3,220,000 in financial assistance to the City of San Marcos (Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, and Comal counties) for water system improvements
March 26, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $500,000 in financial assistance to the Windthorst Water Supply Corporation (Archer and Clay counties) for a water supply project
March 26, 2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $92,785,839. Of this funding, $43,250,839 was designated for rural water projects.
February 25, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $500,000 in financial assistance to the Baylor Water Supply Corporation (Baylor, Knox, Archer, Throckmorton and Young counties) for a water supply project
February 25, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $5,000,000 in financial assistance to the Central Texas Water Supply Corporation (Bell, Burnet, Coryell, Falls, Lampasas, Milam and Williamson counties) for a water supply project
February 25, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $2,460,000 in financial assistance to the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 50 (Harris County) for wastewater system improvements and a new wastewater treatment plant
February 25, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $179,000 in financial assistance to the City of Malone (Hill County) for water meter replacements
February 25, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $1,050,000 in financial assistance to the City of Reklaw (Cherokee and Rusk counties) for water system improvements
February 25, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $4,617,955 in financial assistance to the City of San Marcos (Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe and Comal counties) for wastewater system improvements
February 25, 2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $13,806,955. Of this funding, $1,729,000 was designated for rural water projects.
February 4, 2015TWDB receives 48 SWIFT loan applications totaling more than $5.5 billion
February 3, 2015Texas Water Development Board publishes study on drought indicators
January 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $110,000 in financial assistance to the City of Weinert (Haskell County) for a water supply project
January 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $240,281 in financial assistance to San Pedro Estates Water, Limited Liability Corporation (Val Verde County) for a new well
January 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $447,000 in financial assistance to the Silver Creek Village Water Supply Corporation (Burnet County) for water system improvements
January 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $4,488,700 in financial assistance to the City of Cameron (Milam County) for water system improvements
January 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $275,960 in financial assistance to the City of Gorman (Eastland County) for water system improvements
January 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $63,435,000 in financial assistance to the City of Houston (Harris County) for wastewater system improvements
January 29, 2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $72,813,941. Of this funding, $6,503,941 was designated for rural water projects.
January 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $942,000 in financial assistance to Val Verde County for a water distribution system
January 29, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $2,875,000 in financial assistance to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Van Alstyne (Grayson and Colin counties) for a water supply project
January 26, 2015TWDB releases updated and final version of Interactive 2012 State Water Plan website
January 23, 2015Texas Water Development Board to host webinar on agricultural water conservation grant opportunities for Fiscal Year 2015
January 22, 2015TWDB to hold a meeting on innovative water technology on January 29
January 14, 2015Texas Water Development Board updates online drought resources
January 8, 2015TWDB votes on the Interregional Conflict between Region C and Region D
January 8, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $96,961 in financial assistance to the Westphalia Water Supply Corporation (Falls County) for water system improvements
January 8, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $4,996,250 in financial assistance to the Angelina and Neches River Authority (Angelina County) for wastewater system improvements
January 8, 2015Texas Water Development Board approves $2,440,000 in financial assistance to the City of Olney (Young County) for development of an indirect potable reuse system
January 8, 2015The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance for rural water projects totaling $7,533,211
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