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Texas Water Development Board approves $13,770,000 to the City of Willow Park (Parker County) for water system improvements

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AUSTIN  (August 13, 2019)  The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $13,770,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Willow Park (Parker County). The City will use the assistance to finance planning, design, acquisition, and construction costs associated with water system improvements.

The City could save approximately $2.9 million by using the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

To meet the needs of their respective customers, the City and the City of Hudson Oaks have entered into an agreement to source additional water supply from the City of Fort Worth. With the assistance approved today, they will construct a shared water facility and associated pipeline to provide water to each entity's distribution system. The facility will include a meter station, a ground storage tank, and two pump stations.

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.