Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $32,335,000 for water and wastewater system projects. Of this funding, $2,425,000 was designated for rural water projects | Texas Water Development Board

Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $32,335,000 for water and wastewater system projects. Of this funding, $2,425,000 was designated for rural water projects

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

AUSTIN – (January 22, 2019) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $32,335,000 for water and wastewater system projects. Of this funding, $2,425,000 was approved for rural projects.

  • $500,000 to the City of Nome (Jefferson County) for a Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery project
  • $500,000 to the Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (Orange County) for a Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery project
  • $300,000 to the Comanche County Water Supply Corporation (Comanche and Eastland counties) for a water system improvement project
  • $775,000 to the City of De Kalb (Bowie County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $9,275,000 to the City of Euless (Tarrant County) for a groundwater improvement project
  • $20,635,000 to the City of Lubbock (Lubbock County) for an advanced metering project
  • $350,000 to the Whitewater Springs Water Supply Corporation (Burnet County) for assistance with a water supply project.

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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