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Texas Water Development Board approves $10,445,000 to the City of Lubbock (Lubbock County) for water system project

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AUSTIN – (July 22, 2021) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $10,445,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Lubbock (Lubbock County). The City will use the assistance to finance planning, design, and construction of a pump station project.

The City could save approximately $1,000,000 over the life of the financing.

With the financial assistance approved today, the City will construct a 15 million-gallon-per-day (MGD) firm capacity pump station (expandable to 30 MGD), which will convey treated water sourced from Lake Alan Henry to the City’s West Pressure Zone.

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.