Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $22,970,000 for water and wastewater system projects

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

AUSTIN – (December 7, 2017) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $22,970,000 for water and wastewater system projects. Of this funding, $4,600,000 was approved for rural projects.

  • $2 million to the City of Gorman (Eastland County) for water system improvements
  • $18,370,000 to the City of Abilene (Taylor and Jones counties) for a water meter replacement project
  • $300,000 to the City of Paradise (Wise County) for water system improvements
  • $2.3 million to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Gunter (Grayson County) for wastewater 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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