Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $50,935,872 for water and wastewater system projects

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

AUSTIN – (July 6, 2017) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $50,935,872 for water and wastewater systems. Of this funding, $4,380,972 was designated for rural projects.

  • $200,000 to the Barton Water Supply Corporation (Palo Pinto and Erath counties) for water system improvements
  • $43 million to the San Jacinto River Authority (Harris and Montgomery counties) for wastewater system improvements
  • $1,033,800 to the City of New Deal (Lubbock County) for water system improvements
  • $32,072 to the Bracken Christian School of Bulverde (Comal County) for water system connection fees
  • $1,225,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Krum (Denton County) for water system improvements
  • $1,890,000 to the City of Quinlan (Hunt County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $3,555,000 to the Mustang Special Utility District (Denton County) for water 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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