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Texas Water Development Board approves $30,600,000 to the City of Pflugerville (Travis County) for wastewater system improvements

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AUSTIN – (June 6, 2023) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $30,600,000 from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) to the City of Pflugerville (Travis County). The City will use the assistance to finance the planning, acquisition, design, and construction of wastewater system improvements.

The City could save approximately $9,000,000 over the life of the loan by using the CWSRF.

With the financial assistance approved today, the City will expand the capacity of the Central Wastewater Treatment Plant from 7.25 million-gallons-per-day (MGD) to 10 MGD. Improvements include a new influent lift station pump, filter improvements, replacement of existing clarifier mechanical equipment, and a new effluent pump station. The City will also complete a reclaimed water master planning study.

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.