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Texas Water Development Board approves $3 million to the City of Bandera (Bandera County) for water system improvements

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AUSTIN – (June 11, 2018) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $3 million from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Bandera (Bandera County). The City will use the assistance to finance the planning, acquisition, design, and construction phases of a water system improvement project.

The City could save approximately $680,000 by using the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

The City will replace a ground storage tank and an elevated storage tank with the financial assistance approved today. In addition, the City will install high-service pumps. The project will help the City to increase its pumping capacity.

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.