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Securing a safe and reliable source of water is a primary goal for any municipality. This is especially so in Texas, which in recent years has experienced record-breaking droughts and population growth.

Currently, Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) population growth estimates predict an additional 12 million people in Texas by 2050. Coupled with the ...

Read More - The Time is Now to Secure Long-Term Resources: Part 1

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Gov. Greg Abbott has named Peter Lake chairman of the Texas Water Development Board and appointed Brooke Paup to the board.

Peter, who has served on the board since 2015, is the former head of business development at Lake Ronel Oil Company, was director of special projects for VantageCap Partners and worked as director of research at Gambit Trading. Peter’s term will expire Feb. 1, 2021.

Brooke has served...

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Gov. Greg Abbott has named Peter Lake chairman of the Texas Water Development Board and appointed Brooke Paup to the board.

Peter, who has served on the board since 2015, is the former head of business development at Lake Ronel Oil Company, was director of special projects for VantageCap Partners and worked as director of research at Gambit Trading. Peter’s term will expire Feb. 1, 2021.

Brooke has served...

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The Texas Water Development Board is amending its original solicitation for Fiscal Year 2018 and 2019 Flood Protection grants .

The original deadline for applications was March 2; however, the application period will be extended with the updated announcement. The exact timeframe for the update has not been established, but once the information is available, TWDB will repost an amended solicitation here .

The applications are for...

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announced that it will accept the abridged applications for the 2018 funding cycle of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) program through Feb. 2, 2018.

Entities may submit applications using TWDB’s abridged online application or by paper-copy. Please note that the abridged application doesn’t take much time to complete. And, it doesn’t commit the applicant to take the funding. Its...

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Our Freese and Nichols volleyball team placed 2nd in the 5th Annual Water for People Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, May 2 in Austin. The tournament raised $7,900 for Water for People , an organization that provides sustainable water and sanitation projects around the world. Freese and Nichols was an event sponsor.

The team finished second after a close final match with AECOM. Our team played along with staff from San...

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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 TWDB Chairman Bech Bruun. “The projects selected to receive SWIFT financing will help ensure that Texans have sustainable and reliable water sources for decades...

Read More - $3.9 Billion (with a B) in SWIFT Funding Approved by TWDB

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This week, the Texas Water Development Board released the new Environmental Information Document , a clear and precise template to be used for projects receiving funding from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund or the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. The template is designed to simplify the process by decreasing the amount of time spent on document preparation by customers and review time by agencies.

A training session offering an...

Read More - TWDB Form Simplifies Funding Application, Training Session June 3

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