Texas Agency OKs $30 Million for Water, Wastewater Projects

The Texas Water Development Board on March 5 approved financial assistance totaling $30,024,161 for water and wastewater system projects located in three counties. Part of the funding, $4,739,161, was approved for rural projects.

The Texas Water Development Board on March 5 approved financial assistance totaling $30,024,161 for water and wastewater system projects located in three counties. Part of the funding, $4,739,161, was approved for rural projects.

The funding breakdown is:

  • $2,575,000 to the Brookshire Municipal Water District (Waller County) for water system improvements
  • $2,164,161 to the city of Groveton (Trinity County) for a water supply project
  • $25,285,000 to the city of San Antonio (Bexar County) on behalf of the San Antonio Water System for wastewater system improvements

The board is the state agency charged with collecting and disseminating water-related data, assisting with regional planning, and preparing the state water plan for the development of Texas' water resources. The TWDB administers cost-effective financial assistance programs for the construction of water supply, wastewater treatment, flood control, and agricultural water conservation projects.

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