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Texas Water Development Board approves $140,000 to Derby, Ing. (Frio County) for water system improvements

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AUSTIN  (March 21, 2016)  The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $140,000 in loan forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to Dario V. Guerra, doing business as Derby, Ing. (Frio County). The assistance will finance water system improvements.

The water system improvements include the construction of a new chlorination system and upgrades to service pumps. In addition, the utility will reduce water loss by replacing 30 water meters.

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.