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Texas Water Development Board approves $2,164,161 to the City of Groveton (Trinity County) for a water supply project

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AUSTIN  (March 5, 2019)  The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $2,164,161, consisting of a $660,000 loan and $1,504,161 in loan forgiveness, from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Groveton (Trinity County). The City will use the assistance to finance the planning, acquisition, design, and construction costs associated with a water supply project.

In addition to the loan forgiveness, the City could save approximately $311,000 by using the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

With the assistance approved today, the City will construct a new water well and pumping, treatment, and transmission facilities to connect to the City's water system. The project will provide 150-250 gallons per minute in additional water supply when complete

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.