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Texas Water Development Board approves $1.5 million to the City of Castroville (Medina County) for wastewater system improvements

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AUSTIN – (June 12, 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 City of Castroville (Medina County). The City will use the assistance to finance construction costs associated with wastewater system improvements.

The City could save approximately $372,000 over the life of the loan by using the Clean Water State Revolving Fund.

The City will be able to expand its wastewater treatment plant from 0.35 million gallons per day to 0.9 million gallons per day with the assistance approved today. The TWDB previously committed more than $9 million for this project.

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.