Jump to main content

Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $84,341,767 for flood projects

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

AUSTIN – (May 6, 2021) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $84,341,767 for flood projects

  • $8,500,000 to the City of Alton (Hidalgo County) for a drainage project
  • $22,361,570 to the City of Houston (Harris County) for drainage projects
  • $11,300,000 to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 67 (Montgomery County) for flood mitigation ponds and a drainage improvement project
  • $16,500,000 to the City of Sugar Land (Fort Bend County) for a drainage improvement project
  • $15,800,000 to the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 19 (Fort Bend County) for a flood management project
  • $9,880,197 to Willacy County for drainage improvement projects

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.