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Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $55,139,165 for flood, water, and wastewater projects

For immediate release. Contact: Lauren Munguia at 512-463-2322

AUSTIN – (December 17, 2020) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $55,139,165 for flood, water, and wastewater projects.

  • $46,440,165 from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for watershed flood protection planning studies, flood early warning system projects, and a project receiving federal grant award matching funds
  • $6,084,000 to the City of Seagraves (Gaines County) for water system improvements
  • $2,615,000 to the Angelina and Neches River Authority (Angelina County) for wastewater system improvements

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.