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Texas Water Development Board approves $28,790,000 to the City of Mabank (Kaufman County) for water and wastewater system improvements

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AUSTIN – (March 3, 2022) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $28,790,000 from the Texas Water Development Fund to the City of Mabank (Kaufman County). The City will use the assistance to finance the planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater infrastructure improvements.

The City could save approximately $106,000 over the life of the loan by using the Texas Water Development Fund.

With the financial assistance approved today, the City intends to replace a transmission main and connections, rehabilitate its raw water intake structure, and build a new elevated storage tank or upgrade existing pump stations. At its wastewater plant, the City will upgrade the conventional treatment processes, improve the collection system, and , and replace deteriorated sewer lines.

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.