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Texas Water Development Board approves $3,599,996 to the Northgate Crossing Municipal Utility District No. 2 (Harris County) for a reclaimed water project

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AUSTIN – (July 25, 2023) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $3,599,996 to the Northgate Crossing Municipal Utility District No. 2 (Harris County), consisting of $3,270,000 in financing and $329,996 in principal forgiveness, from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF). The District will use the assistance to finance the planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a reclaimed water project.

In addition to the loan forgiveness, the District could save approximately $1,000,000 over the life of the loan by using the CWSRF.

With the assistance approved today, the District will construct a regional wastewater treatment plant reclaimed water system to minimize the amount of groundwater used for irrigation.

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.