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Texas Water Development Board approves $3,275,000 to the North Hunt Special Utility District (Delta, Fannin, and Hunt counties) for water system improvements

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

AUSTIN – (May 11, 2022) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $3,275,000 from the Texas Water Development Fund to the North Hunt Special Utility District (Delta, Fannin, and Hunt counties). The District will use the assistance for the planning, design, and construction of water system improvement projects.

The District could save approximately $38,000 over the life of the loan by using the Texas Water Development Fund.

With the assistance approved today, the District will construct a new water well, pressure tank, and booster pump station, including a new disinfection and control building. Additionally, the District will upgrade approximately 46,000 linear feet of water lines and replace 400 water meters with radio-read meters. The proposed improvements for existing distribution pipelines will alleviate water losses.

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.