Texas Water Development Board approves $455,000 to the City of Booker (Lipscomb and Ochiltree counties) for water system improvements

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

AUSTIN – (August 17, 2017) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $455,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Booker (Lipscomb and Ochiltree counties). The City will use the assistance to finance the planning, design, and construction costs associated with water system improvements.

The City could save approximately $46,000 over the life of the loan by using the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

The City will replace approximately 4,300 feet of pipeline throughout the service area. The project will help reduce water loss within the system.

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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