Texas Water Development Board approves $25,285,000 to the City of San Antonio (Bexar County) on behalf of the San Antonio Water System for wastewater system improvements | Texas Water Development Board

Texas Water Development Board approves $25,285,000 to the City of San Antonio (Bexar County) on behalf of the San Antonio Water System for wastewater system improvements

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

AUSTIN – (March 5, 2019) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $25,285,000 from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the City of San Antonio (Bexar County) on behalf of the San Antonio Water System. The City will use the assistance to finance the construction costs associated with wastewater system improvements.

The City could save approximately $5,778,000 by using the Clean Water State Revolving Fund.

With the assistance approved today, the San Antonio Water System will be able to make improvements at its Dos Rios and Leon Creek water recycling centers.

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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