Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $3,265,000 for water and wastewater system projects | Texas Water Development Board

Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $3,265,000 for water and wastewater system projects

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

AUSTIN – (September 5, 2019) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $3,265,000 for water and wastewater system projects. Of this funding, $2,465,000 was approved for rural projects.

  • $1 million to the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District (Dallam, Hansford, Hartley, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree and Sherman counties) for an agricultural water conservation equipment loan program
  • $300,000 to the City of Wolfforth (Lubbock County) for water system improvements
  • $800,000 to the Town of Woodloch (Montgomery County) for a Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery project
  • $300,000 to the Ellinger Sewer and Water Supply Corporation (Fayette County) for water system improvements
  • $865,000 to the Cameron County Irrigation District No. 6 (Cameron 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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