TWDB Approves Financial Assistance

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has approved by resolution the following financial assistance:

$330 million, consisting of a $220 million multi-year loan from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) and a $110 million multi-year loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) to the city of Dallas (Dallas, Denton, Collin, Ellis, Tarrant, and Kaufman counties). The city will use the assistance on two projects: replacing 40 miles of water pipeline water pipeline and 20 miles of wastewater pipeline per year over the next five years.

$16,731,454 ($5,085,000 loan and $11,646,454 in loan forgiveness) from the CWSRF to the town of Vinton (El Paso County). With this assistance, the Town will construct a new centralized wastewater collection system that will provide first-time wastewater service to 337 connections.

$4,805,000 ($2,205,000 loan and $200,000 in loan forgiveness) from the DWSRF and a $2,400,000 loan from the CWSRF to the city of Rogers (Bell County) for system improvements, including replacement of water lines to reduce water loss, and construction of a new water well and ground storage tank to secure additional water supply.

$1.5 million from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the Angelina and Neches River Authority (Angelina County). The assistance will allow the Authority to provide first-time sewer service to approximately 105 connections within the Angelina County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1’s service area.

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