The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $26,698,481. Of this funding, $8,498,481 was designated for rural water projects.

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

AUSTIN - (April 11, 2016) - The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $28,698,481 for water and wastewater system improvements. Of this funding, $8,498,481 was designated for rural water projects.

  • $5,498,005 to the City of Wimberley (Hays County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $3,000,476 to the City of Seymour (Baylor County) for water system improvements
  • $18,200,000 to the City of Sulphur Springs (Hopkins County) for wastewater 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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