Texas Water Development Board approves $6,345,000 to the Beaver Creek Water Control and Improvement District #1 (Burleson County) for water system improvements

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AUSTIN – (December 13, 2018) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $6,345,000 in grant funding from the Economically Distressed Areas Program (EDAP) to the Beaver Creek Water Control and Improvement District #1 (Burleson County). The District will use the assistance to finance the construction of the District’s first water system.

With the assistance approved today, the District will be able to replace this rural area’s private water wells with a community water supply. The project will include two water wells, groundwater treatment facilities, ground storage tanks, pumps, and a distribution 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.