Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $47,446,800 for water and wastewater system projects | Texas Water Development Board

Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $47,446,800 for water and wastewater system projects

For immediate release.  Contact: Sarah Haney at 512-463-5129

AUSTIN – (May 3, 2018) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $47,446,800 for water and wastewater system projects. Of this funding, $13,755,000 was approved for rural water projects.

  • $760,000 to the City of Dickens (Dickens County) for water system improvements
  • $1,270,000 to the City of San Juan (Hidalgo County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $2,421,800 to the North Fort Bend Water Authority (Fort Bend and Harris counties) for a reclaimed water system
  • $30 million to the Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District No. 1 (Fort Bend County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $990,000 to the City of Alba (Wood County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $1,235,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Paradise (Wise County) for water system improvements
  • $10,770,000 to the City of Elmendorf (Bexar 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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