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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announced that it will open the application period for the 2017 funding cycle of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) program on December 1. Entities may submit applications until February 3, 2017 using TWDB’s abridged online application or by paper-copy.

As a reminder, to be eligible for SWIFT funding, projects must...

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Join Jason Afinowicz, P.E., Freese and Nichols Associate and Project Manager in our Southeast Division Water Resources Group, at the SWIFT Funding Workshop: Focus on Water Conservation, December 15, 2016, at the William B. Travis Bldg. in Richmond, Texas. This workshop will provide an overview of...

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) provides multiple, low-interest loan and grant funding opportunities for municipal water/wastewater infrastructure, stormwater, green infrastructure and energy efficiency projects. With the addition of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas, TWDB now has a total of 15 distinct funding programs and has made $19 billion worth of investments in Texas communities. TWDB program rates are often more attractive than those most entities can obtain on the open market!

Over the last two years, the TWDB has made a concerted effort to streamline...

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Yesterday, the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announced approval of $3.9 billion in funding from the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT).

“Being able to finance projects through SWIFT is a major step toward achieving the goal of securing Texas’ long-term water supplies,” said...

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) recently held financial assistance workshops across the state to discuss its programs and project funding for the upcoming year.

The TWDB staff spoke about a wide variety of financial assistance programs, including:

  • SWIFT (State Water Implementation Fund for Texas) for projects included in the state water plan
  • SRF (State Revolving Fund) Programs for waste and drinking water projects
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Each year, the Texas Water Development Board hosts a series of financial assistance workshops discussing its programs and project funding. This year, TWDB has expanded its selection of workshops to include new topics and more locations across the state.

Workshop topics include:

  • the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) programs’ funding cycles and program changes
  • the new State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) Abridged
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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announced today that it adopted the final rules for the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT).

"Today is a historic day for the citizens of Texas and for the future of our state's water supplies," said TWDB Chairman Carlos Rubinstein. "SWIFT will allow the TWDB to provide financial assistance to important water projects around the state that will provide additional water supplies to urban and rural citizens alike. The projects will be diverse,...

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announced that the Executive Administrator's recommended final rules for the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) are now posted on their website. ...

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