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Texas Water Development Board today approved financial assistance totaling $268,142,875 for water supply and flood projects

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

AUSTIN – (July 22, 2021) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved financial assistance totaling $268,142,875 for water supply and flood projects.

  • $1,807,875 in grant funding from the Flood Infrastructure Fund (FIF) for watershed flood protection projects

  • $1,700,000 to the City of Mexia (Limestone County) for a flood management project

  • $194,400,000 to the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority (Travis and Williamson counties) for a water treatment and distribution project 

  • $12,000,000 to the City of Vernon (Wilbarger County) for a water system improvements project

  • $29,115,000 to the Upper Trinity Regional Water District (Denton County) for a water transmission pipeline project

  • $675,000 to the City of White Settlement (Tarrant County) for an enhanced water loss control and conservation program

  • $18,000,000 to the City of McAllen (Hidalgo County) for a system-wide advanced communication infrastructure network

  • $10,445,000 to the City of Lubbock (Lubbock County) for a pump station project

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.