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Texas Water Development Board approves $14,685,000 to the City of Brady (McCulloch County) for wastewater system improvements

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AUSTIN  (May 9, 2019)  The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $14,685,000, consisting of a $10,435,000 loan and $4,250,000 in loan forgiveness, from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Brady (McCulloch County). The City will use the assistance to finance construction costs associated with wastewater system improvements.

In addition to the loan forgiveness, the City could save approximately $3.6 million by using the Clean Water State Revolving Fund.

With the assistance approved today, the City will replace its existing wastewater treatment plant. The new 0.6-million-gallon-per-day wastewater treatment plant will be raised out of the floodplain and stormwater controls will be installed. The City previously received $2,651,990 from the TWDB for the planning and design phases of 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.