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Texas Water Development Board approves $800,000 to the Town of Woodloch (Montgomery County) for a Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery project

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AUSTIN  (September 5, 2019)  The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $800,000 in loan forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the Town of Woodloch (Montgomery County). The Town will use the assistance to finance planning, design, and construction costs associated with a Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery project.

The Town was greatly impacted by flooding during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The Town will construct a new wastewater treatment plant to replace the previous plant damaged during the hurricane.

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.