The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $233,610,000. Of this funding, $21,760,000 was designated for rural water projects

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AUSTIN – (November 17, 2016) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $233,610,000 for water and wastewater system improvements. Of this funding, $21,760,000 was designated for rural water projects.

  • $5,175,000 to the City of Anahuac (Chambers County) for water system improvements
  • $11,440,000 to the City of Anahuac (Chambers County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $159,500,000 to the City of Pearland (Brazoria County) for a water treatment plant
  • $500,000 to the City of Cisco (Eastland County) for a water treatment plant
  • $1,395,000 to the City of Cottonwood Shores (Burnet County) for water treatment plant improvements
  • $5,470,000 to the City of Hondo (Medina County) for water system improvements
  • $1,125,000 to the City of West Tawakoni (Hunt County) for water system improvements
  • $2,125,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the Lake Kiowa Special Utility District (Cooke County) for water system improvements
  • $11,880,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Sherman (Grayson County) for water system improvements
  • $35 million to the City of Lubbock (Lubbock County) for a drainage improvement project

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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