TWDB Receives 48 Requests for SWIFT ActionTWDB Receives 48 Requests for SWIFT Actionhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=103612015-02-10T14:54:00Z2015-02-10T00:00:00Z

TWDB received 48 applications totaling $5.5 billion for State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) funding.

The largest request was from the North Harris County Regional Water Authority for $551.7 million for expansion of treatment capacity at the City of Houston’s Northeast Water Purification Plant to meet increasing customer demand.

Among other funding requests:

  • Brazosport Water Authority – $28.3 million for design and construction of new wells and reverse osmosis treatment to produce and treat brackish groundwater.
  • City of Fort Worth – $76 million for advanced metering infrastructure, including automated leak detection, replacement of old meters and retrofit of remaining meters.
  • Guadalupe Blanco River Authority – $136.3 million for an integrated water/power project.
  • City of San Angelo – $150 million for a potable re-use project to convey effluent from the city’s wastewater treatment plant to an advanced water treatment facility to include membrane, reverse osmosis and advanced disinfection treatment techniques.
  • Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency – $12 million for design and construction of facilities to interconnect water systems serving the cities of Kyle and Buda.
  • Hidalgo County Irrigation District #1 – $14.3 million for replacement of an above-ground, concrete-lined raw water canal system in four areas and connection to Donna Irrigation District.
  • City of Cleveland – $443,014 to upgrade existing water plants for expansion of groundwater use.

The TWDB now will begin an evaluation and scoring process for the applications.

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