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Texas Water Development Board approves $24,000,000 to the City of Pflugerville (Travis County) for water system improvements

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

AUSTIN – (April 11, 2022) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $24,000,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Pflugerville (Travis County). The City will use the assistance to finance the construction of water system improvements.

The City could save approximately $5,000,000 over the life of the loan by using the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

With the financial assistance approved today, the City will upgrade its water treatment plant to address damage caused by hydrilla and zebra mussel infestations in Lake Pflugerville and increase the capacity to meet the projected water demands over the next 20 years.

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.