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Texas Water Development Board approves $458,920,000 to the North Texas Municipal Water District (Collin, Dallas, Denton, Fannin, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties) for wastewater system improvements

For immediate release. Contact: Sarah Haney at 512-463-5129

AUSTIN – (February 27, 2020) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of a $458,920,000 loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the North Texas Municipal Water District (Collin, Dallas, Denton, Fannin, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties). The District will use the assistance to finance design, acquisition, and construction costs associated with a new wastewater treatment plant.

The District could save approximately $132 million over the life of the loan by using the Clean Water State Revolving Fund.

With the assistance approved today, the District will construct the 32-million-gallon-per-day Sister Grove Regional Water Resource Recovery Facility to accommodate population growth in the service area.

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.