Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $49,680,593 for water and wastewater system projects | Texas Water Development Board

Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $49,680,593 for water and wastewater system projects

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

AUSTIN – (April 10, 2019) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $49,680,593 for water and wastewater system projects. Of this funding, $5,285,593 was approved for rural projects.

  • $44,395,000 to the City of Dripping Springs (Hays County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $1,630,593 to the Palo Pinto Water Supply Corporation (Palo Pinto County) for water system improvements
  • $300,000 to Presidio County for water system improvements
  • $3,355,000 to the Upper Jasper County Water Authority (Jasper 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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