Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 to the Barton Water Supply Corporation (Palo Pinto and Erath counties) for water system improvements

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

AUSTIN – (July 6, 2017) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $200,000 in loan forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the Barton Water Supply Corporation (Palo Pinto and Erath counties). The Corporation will use the assistance to finance planning, design, and construction costs associated with water system improvements.

The Corporation will use the assistance to make improvements at four pump station sites. Improvements include pump replacements, electrical upgrades, and new disinfection system upgrades.

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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