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Texas Wastewater Infrastructure Projects Announced by Texas Water Development Board
Officials in Texas announced more than $11 million in funding for Texas wastewater, water system, and flood project funding.
Recently approved water, wastewater, and flood project funding include both financing and grant monies and will be applied to six projects across the state of Texas.
$1,488,000 for Marble Falls, Texas Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements
The City of Marble Falls will receive $1,488,000 to finance the planning and design of wastewater infrastructure improvements. Funded through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), the money includes $995,000 in financing and $493,000 in principal forgiveness. The city will use the funding to evaluate the development of the overall treatment concept and direction, including source water characterization, filtration, stabilization, disinfection, and storage.
$1,475,000 for Water Treatment Plant Improvements
Welch Water Supply Corporation will receive $1,475,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). The support includes $675,000 in financing and $800,000 in principal forgiveness. The funding is to be used for planning, design, and construction of water treatment plant improvements and the installation of a reverse osmosis water treatment system for groundwater and the construction of an evaporation pond to receive effluent from the system.
$491,400 for Moran, Texas, for Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements
Moran, Texas wastewater infrastructure will receive $491,400. The funds will come in the form of principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF). Planning, design, and construction of wastewater infrastructure improvements are intended to rehabilitate the city’s current wastewater tanks and effluent disposal system.
Other Texas water systems included in the funding will be:
- $4,650,500 to El Paso County in financing and grant funding for flood mitigation
- $2,638,900 to the City of Gladewater for water system improvements, including partial funding and principal forgiveness
- $998,000 to the Mullin Independent School District for water system improvements in the form of partial financing and principal forgiveness through the DWSRF.
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