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Texas Water Development Board approves $1,985,000 to Borden County for water system improvements

For immediate release. Contact: Lauren Munguia at 512-463-2322

AUSTIN  (June 24, 2019)  The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $1,985,000, consisting of a $1,285,000 loan and $700,000 in loan forgiveness, from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to Borden County. The County will use the assistance to finance design and construction costs associated with water system improvements.

In addition to the loan forgiveness, the County could save approximately $523,000 by using the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

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.