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Texas Water Development Board approves $998,000 to the Mullin Independent School District (Mills County) for water system improvements

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AUSTIN – (October 5, 2022) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $998,000 to the Mullin Independent School District (Mills County), consisting of $398,000 in financing and $600,000 in principal forgiveness, from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). The ISD will use the assistance for the planning and design of water system improvements.

The ISD could save approximately $58,000 over the life of the loan by using the DWSRF.

With the financial assistance approved today, the ISD will assess the viability of constructing reverse osmosis treatment for its existing water well, increasing the well capacity, and upgrading the existing water distribution system to connect into a larger system for the community. The ISD will also analyze the costs and benefits of a new well.

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.