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Texas Water Development Board approves $18,110,000 to the Greenbelt Municipal and Industrial Water Authority (Donley County) for a water supply project

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AUSTIN – (April 6, 2023) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $18,110,000 to the Greenbelt Municipal and Industrial Water Authority (Donley County), consisting of $8,110,000 in financing and $10,000,000 in principal forgiveness, from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). The Authority will use the assistance for the planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a water supply project.

In addition to the loan forgiveness, the Authority could save approximately $2,400,000 over the life of the loan by using the DWSRF.

With the financial assistance approved today, the Authority will construct three water wells, well field piping, electrical distribution equipment, and a 12-mile transmission line to transport water to its existing water treatment plant.

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.