Draft State Flood Assessment public testimony on October 3 | Texas Water Development Board

Draft State Flood Assessment public testimony on October 3

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

AUSTIN – (September 25, 2018) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) will host a Board meeting on October 3, 2018, to hear public testimony on the Draft State Flood Assessment.

The Board meeting will take place at the Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 North Congress Avenue, Room 170, at 9:30 a.m.

The public review and comment period opened on September 17, 2018, and will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on October 3, 2018.

If you are unable to attend the Board meeting, there are two additional options for providing comments:

1. Email comments to PUBLIC-COMMENT@twdb.texas.gov

2. Submit written comments to the following postal mail address:

State Flood Assessment Public Comments
Texas Water Development Board
1700 North Congress Avenue, P.O. Box 13231
Austin, TX 78711-3231

The TWDB encourages the public to participate in the final opportunity to contribute to the flood assessment. All comments received by the deadline will be considered before the final publication of the State Flood Assessment.

For more information on the State Flood Assessment and to view a copy of the draft, please visit www.texasfloodassessment.com.

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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