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.