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Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $54,559,557 for water and wastewater system projects

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

AUSTIN – (March 12, 2020) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $54,559,557 for water and wastewater system projects. Of this funding, $10,941,304 was approved for rural projects.

  • $7,931,204 to the City of Huntington (Angelina County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $1,226,880 to the Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District (El Paso County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $932,500 to the City of Grand Saline (Van Zandt County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $1,540,000 to the City of Edgewood (Van Zandt County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $537,600 to the City of Newton (Newton County) on behalf of the East Newton Water Supply Corporation for water system improvements
  • $24,985,000 to the Green Valley Special Utility District (Guadalupe County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $17,406,373 to the North Alamo Water Supply Corporation (Hidalgo, Willacy, and Cameron counties) for water system improvements

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.