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Texas Water Development Board approves $2,421,800 to the North Fort Bend Water Authority (Fort Bend and Harris counties) for a reclaimed water system

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AUSTIN – (May 3, 2018) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $2,421,800, consisting of a $2,070,000 loan and $351,800 in loan forgiveness, from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the North Fort Bend Water Authority (Fort Bend and Harris counties). The Authority will use the assistance to finance the construction of a reclaimed water system.

In addition to the loan forgiveness, the City could save approximately $568,000 by using the Clean Water State Revolving Fund.

The assistance approved today will be used for the reclaimed water systems of Fort Bend County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 146 and 194. Approximately 38,000 linear feet of pipeline will be installed for the 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.