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Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $453,820,000 for water and wastewater system projects

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

AUSTIN – (July 23, 2020) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $453,820,000 for water and wastewater system projects.

  • $550,000 to the City of Roby (Fisher County) for a water system improvement project
  • $75,470,000 to the North Texas Municipal Water District (Collin, Dallas, Denton, Fannin, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties) for a wastewater treatment plant expansion project
  • $38,000,000 to the City of Houston (Harris County) for the Second Source Transmission Line project
  • $47,100,000 to the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (Guadalupe, Comal, Hays, and Caldwell counties) for a regional water supply project
  • $65,000,000 to the Alliance Regional Water Authority (Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Comal, and Bexar counties) for a regional water supply project
  • $222,475,000 to the City of Corpus Christi (Nueces County) for a seawater desalination plant
  • $5,225,000 to the City of Los Fresnos (Cameron County) for water and wastewater system improvement projects

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.