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Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $144,042,788 for flood, water, and wastewater projects

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

AUSTIN – (February 10, 2021) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $144,042,788 for flood, water, and wastewater projects.

  • $8,233,288 to the City of Bandera (Bandera County) for a drainage improvement project
  • $149,500 to the City of Cotulla (La Salle County) for a flood planning study and mapping project
  • $300,000 to the City of Primera (Cameron County) for the planning of a drainage project
  • $51,360,000 to the Town of Pecos City (Reeves County) for wastewater system improvements
  • $4,000,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Van Alstyne (Grayson and Collin counties) for water system improvements
  • $80,000,000 to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (Comal and Guadalupe counties) for improvements to the Lake McQueeney and Lake Placid dams

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.