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Texas Water Development Board approves $1.5 million to the Angelina and Neches River Authority (Angelina County) for wastewater system improvements

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AUSTIN – (May 31, 2017)  The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $1.5 million from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the Angelina and Neches River Authority (Angelina County). The assistance will finance construction costs associated with wastewater system improvements.

The Authority could save approximately $450,000 over the life of the loan by using the Clean Water State Revolving Fund.

The financial assistance will allow the Authority to provide first-time sewer service to approximately 105 connections within the Angelina County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1's service area.

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.