Texas Water Development Board approves $300,000 to the Barton Water Supply Corporation (Erath and Palo Pinto counties) for water system improvements

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

AUSTIN – (March 21, 2018) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $300,000 in loan forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the Barton Water Supply Corporation (Erath and Palo Pinto counties). The Corporation will use the assistance to finance the planning, design, and construction costs associated with water system improvements.

The Corporation will add a 30,000-gallon storage tank and complete other improvements with the assistance approved today.

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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