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Texas Water Development Board approves $3,965,000 to the City of Madisonville (Madison County) for wastewater system improvements

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AUSTIN – (November 5, 2020) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of a $3,965,000 loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Madisonville (Madison County). The City will use the assistance to finance planning, design, and construction costs associated with wastewater system improvements.

The City could save approximately $767,000 over the life of the loan by using the Clean Water State Revolving Fund.

The assistance approved today will allow the City to complete necessary improvements to its wastewater system, including raising the walls around ground level equipment, replacing a force main, constructing a new lift station, extending sanitary sewer service along I-45, and other system upgrades.

The TWDB is the state agency charged with collecting and disseminating water-related data, assisting with regional water and flood planning, and preparing the state water and flood plans. The TWDB administers cost-effective financial assistance programs for the construction of water supply, wastewater treatment, flood control, and agricultural water conservation projects.