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Texas Water Development Board approves $300,000 to Presidio County for water system improvements

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AUSTIN  (April 10, 2019)  The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $300,000 in loan forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to Presidio County, acting on behalf of the Candelaria Water Supply Corporation.

The County will use the assistance to finance planning, design, and construction costs associated with water system improvements.

In addition to the water system improvements, an asset management plan will be completed to allow for improved system management.

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.