2016 Press Releases

Publishing DatePress Releases
12/15/2016The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $883,557 for rural water projects
12/15/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 to the Commodore Cove Improvement District (Brazoria County) for water system improvements
12/15/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 to the Loop Water Supply Corporation (Gaines County) for water treatment plant improvements
12/15/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $483,557 to the City of Lueders (Jones and Shackelford Counties) for water system improvements
12/1/2016The Texas Water Development Board to hold a work session in Lubbock on December 7
11/30/2016Application period for 2017 SWIFT funding cycle is now open
11/30/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $1 million to the Jefferson County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10 (Jefferson County) for wastewater treatment plant improvements
11/17/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $5,175,000 to the City of Anahuac (Chambers County) for water system improvements
11/17/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $11,440,000 to the City of Anahuac (Chambers County) for wastewater system improvements
11/17/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $159,500,000 to the City of Pearland (Brazoria County) for a water treatment plant
11/17/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $500,000 to the City of Cisco (Eastland County) for a new water treatment plant
11/17/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $1,395,000 to the City of Cottonwood Shores (Burnet County) for water treatment plant improvements
11/17/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $5,470,000 to the City of Hondo (Medina County) for water system improvements
11/17/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $1,125,000 to the City of West Tawakoni (Hunt County) for water system improvements
11/17/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $2,125,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the Lake Kiowa Special Utility District (Cooke County) for water system improvements
11/17/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $11,880,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Sherman (Grayson County) for water system improvements
11/17/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $35 million to the City of Lubbock (Lubbock County) for a drainage improvement project
11/17/2016The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $233,610,000. Of this funding, $21,760,000 was designated for rural water projects
11/16/2016Texas Water Development Board's SWIFT transaction named Bond Buyer's Southwest Deal of the Year
11/2/2016The Texas Water Development Board approves $2 million in financial assistance for agricultural conservation and wastewater system projects
11/2/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $1 million in financial assistance to the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District for an agricultural conservation loan program
11/2/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $1 million to the City of Alamo (Hidalgo County) for a new wastewater treatment plant
10/20/2016The Texas Water Development Board approves more than $54 million in flood mitigation grants
10/10/2016Water for Texas 2017 Conference - Innovative Water Supply Awards Now Open
10/5/2016The Texas Water Development Board approves $54,700,000 in financial assistance for water and wastewater system improvements
10/5/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $10,635,000 to the City of La Porte (Harris County) for wastewater system improvements
10/5/2016The Texas Water Development Board approves $44,065,000 to the City of Eagle Pass (Maverick County) for water system improvements
9/22/20162016 SWIFT program savings announced
9/22/2016The Texas Water Development Board approves $10,485,000 for water system improvements
9/22/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $2.1 million to the City of Troy (Bell County) for a water supply project
9/22/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $5,405,000 to the City of Edinburg (Hidalgo County) for water system improvements
9/22/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $2 million to the Coryell City Water Supply District (Bosque, Coryell, Hamilton, and McLennan counties) for a waterline replacement project
9/22/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $980,000 to the Town of Anthony (El Paso County) for water system improvements
9/1/2016Standard and Poor's and Fitch Ratings reaffirm "AAA" rating for SWIRFT 2016 bonds
8/25/2016$3.5 million in flood protection grants approved by the TWDB
8/25/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $14,360,000 to the City of San Antonio (Bexar County) for wastewater system improvements
8/25/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $12,500,000 to the City of San Antonio (Bexar County) for water system improvements
8/25/2016The Texas Water Development Board approves $26,860,000 in financial assistance for water and wastewater system improvements
8/11/2016The Texas Water Development Board approves $5,055,000 financial assistance for wastewater system projects
8/11/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $3,800,000 to the City of Bonham (Fannin County) for wastewater system improvements
8/11/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $1,255,000 to Dodd City (Fannin County) for new wastewater treatment plant
7/27/2016Water for Texas 2017 conference registration is now open
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $12 million to the City of Waco (McLennan County) for a meter replacement project
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $8.1 million to the United Irrigation District (Hidalgo County) for an off-channel storage facility
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $4,635,000 to the Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 (Denton and Tarrant counties) for a water supply project
7/21/2016TWDB approves $759,255,000 in SWIFT financial assistance
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $66.5 million to the Schertz/Seguin Local Government Corporation (Bexar, Comal, and Guadalupe counties) for a water supply project
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $75 million to the Sabine River Authority (Orange and Newton counties) for water system improvements
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $225,675,000 to the North Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) for a water supply project
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $12,180,000 to the City of Keller (Tarrant County) for water system improvements
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $150 million to the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board (El Paso County) on behalf of the City of El Paso for land and water rights acquisition for a water supply project
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $15,490,000 to the Central Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) for a water system expansion project
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $18 million to the City of Bryan (Brazos County) for an aquifer storage and recovery project
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $4.5 million to the City of Beeville (Bee County) for a water supply project
7/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $167,175,000 to the City of Austin (Travis County) for reclaimed water system improvements and an advanced metering infrastructure project
6/28/2016Jerry Millsaps hired at TWDB West Texas Field Office
6/14/2016The Texas Water Development Board approves $19,424,567 in financial assistance for water and wastewater system improvements projects
6/14/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $5,260,000 to the City of Jefferson (Marion County) for water and wastewater system improvements
6/14/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $5,815,000 to the Laguna Madre Water District (Cameron County) for wastewater system improvements
6/14/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $8,349,567 to the City of McAllen (Hidalgo County) for wastewater system improvements
6/1/2016The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $14,815,433 for a new wastewater treatment plant and a reclaimed water system
6/1/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $12,770,433 to the City of Weatherford (Parker County) for a reclaimed water system
6/1/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $2,045,000 to the Memorial Point Utility District (Polk County) for a new wastewater treatment plant
6/1/2016Texas Water Development Board approves more than $525,000 in agricultural water conservation grants
5/25/2016The Texas Water Development Board launches TexasFlood.org
5/19/2016The Texas Water Development Board adopts 2017 State Water Plan
5/19/2016The Texas Water Development Board approves $9,365,000 in financial assistance for water system and wastewater system improvements
5/19/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $5 million to the City of Sweetwater (Nolan County) for water system improvements
5/19/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $4,075,000 to the Sunbelt Fresh Water Supply District (Harris County) for wastewater system improvements and a water supply project
5/19/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 to the New Ulm Water Supply Corporation (Austin and Colorado counties) for a ground storage tank
5/19/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $90,000 to the Bluegrove Water Supply Corporation (Clay County) for water system improvements
5/5/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $6,345,000 to the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2 (Bastrop County) for water system improvements and the purchase of a wastewater system
5/5/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $24,676,713 to the City of Cameron (Milam County) for wastewater and water system improvements
5/5/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $1,122,654 to the City of Wellman (Terry County) for water system improvements
5/5/2016The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $32,144,367 for rural water projects
4/11/2016Texas Water Development Board announces prioritization of projects for SWIFT
4/11/2016The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $26,698,481. Of this funding, $8,498,481 was designated for rural water projects.
4/11/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $18,200,000 to the City of Sulphur Springs (Hopkins County) for wastewater system improvements
4/11/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $3,000,476 to the City of Seymour (Baylor County) for water system improvements
4/11/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $5,498,005 to the City of Wimberley (Hays County) for wastewater system improvements
3/21/2016Seaholm Power Development LLC receives TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
3/21/2016The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $3,694,219 for rural water projects
3/21/2016The Hill Country Youth Event Center receives TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
3/21/2016Seaholm Power Development LLC receives TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
3/21/2016The Luci and Ian Family Garden receives TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
3/21/2016Bob Durham and the Natural Resources Conservation Service receive TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
3/21/2016The Alvarez residence receives TWDB's Texas Rain Catcher Award
3/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $234,219 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority (Grayson County) on behalf of the City of Sadler for wastewater system improvements
3/21/2016TWDB announces the 2015 Texas Rain Catcher Award recipients
3/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 to the New Ulm Water Supply Corporation (Austin and Colorado counties) for water system improvements
3/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 to the La Salle Landing Water Supply Corporation (Jackson County) for water system improvements
3/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $2,720,000 to the City of Granbury (Hood County) for water system improvements
3/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 to the City of Fayetteville (Fayette County) for water system improvements
3/21/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $140,000 to Derby, Ing. (Frio County) for water system improvements
3/8/2016Public comment period on draft 2017 State Water Plan is now open
3/3/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $2,709,070 to the Town of Vinton (El Paso County) for wastewater system improvements
3/3/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $19,765,708 to the City of Stamford (Jones and Haskell counties) for water system improvements
3/3/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $3,300,000 to the City of Beeville (Bee County) for water system improvements
3/3/2016The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $25,774,778. Of this funding, $22,474,778 was designated for rural water projects.
2/18/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $2,439,700 to the City of Arlington (Tarrant County) for wastewater system improvements
2/18/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $65,750,000 to the City of Houston (Harris County) for wastewater system improvements
2/18/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $725,000 to the Lee County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 (Lee County) for water system improvements
2/18/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $11,052,000 to the North Fort Bend Regional Water Authority (Fort Bend County) for a reuse project
2/18/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $1,250,000 to the City of Tioga (Grayson County) for a water supply project
2/18/2016The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $81,216,700. Of this funding, $1,975,000 was designated for rural water projects.
2/2/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 to the Town of Opdyke West (Hockley County) for a rural water system improvement project
1/26/2016Application period for 2016 SWIFT funding cycle to close February 5
1/19/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $2,345,000 to the City of Strawn (Eastland, Erath, and Palo Pinto counties) for a water supply project
1/19/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $46,000,000 to the Upper Trinity Regional Water District (Fannin, Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Grayson, and Wise counties) for wastewater system improvements
1/19/2016Texas Water Development Board approves $2,057,442 to the Sequoia Improvement District (Harris County) for wastewater system improvements
1/19/2016The Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $50,402,442. Of this funding, $4,402,442 was designated for rural water projects.
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