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State water board OKs $200K loan to MUD 50


BARRETT STATION – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), on March 18, approved by resolution a loan in the amount of $200,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 50 (Barrett Station) to finance development costs for a water supply project.

According to the state. the MUD No. 50 (District) plans to use the funds to prepare for an Engineering Feasibility Report, an Environmental Information Document and preliminary design work.

MUD 50 is located in Barrett Station. The District serves an State water board OKs $200K loan to MUD 50 estimated 1,177 water and 1,090 wastewater connections and was created in 1973 pursuant to Chapters 49 and 54 of the Texas Water Code.

The TWDB is the state agency charged with collecting and disseminating water-related data, assisting with regional planning and preparing the State Water Plan for the development of the state’s water resources.

The TWDB administers cost-effective financial programs for the construction of water supply, wastewater treatment, flood control, and agricultural water conservation projects.