Jul 9th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
TWDB logo

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) unanimously adopted the 2022 State Water Plan on July 7 that contains $80 billion in strategies to meet water demand over the next 50 years. Regional water planning group members, agencies, and organizations helped develop the plan that projects a 73 percent population increase over the next 50 years, […]

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Jul 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Florida Keys flooding

Florida – Monroe County officials approved a $1.8 billion plan to address sea-level rise as the Florida Keys community braces for increased flooding and property loss over the coming decades. Its resolution reaffirms the use of the updated Unified Regional Sea Level Rise Projects of the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact and direct staff to […]

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Jun 21st 2021 | Posted in State, Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Houston flooding

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is drafting an action plan that includes a set aside of $750 million in federal disaster mitigation funding to Harris County and will direct at least $500 million in additional funds to the county through a regional mitigation program. After Harris County was denied a direct allocation by the […]

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Jun 15th 2021 | Posted in Education, Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Mayfield High School

Kentucky – As part of the Better Kentucky Plan, the state will send $127 million to local school districts to fund construction and renovation projects and accept applications for $250 million in grants for clean water initiatives. The funds are part of the $1.3 billion that the state will direct to improving schools, expanding internet access, […]

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Jun 4th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Bell County water district office

The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 is considering an estimated $228 million in water and wastewater treatment upgrades to serve the cities of Killeen and Belton and surrounding areas. In a presentation to district board members on May 26, a ranked list of water system capital upgrades totaled a projected $173 […]

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May 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant

Indiana – The city of Fort Wayne anticipates bids for 22 large, multi-year water, sewer, and storm infrastructure projects in 2021 as it continues its $92 million improvement plan to improve reliability, solve drainage issues, and protect the environment. Among the major projects is the construction near the Third Street Sewer Pump Station of a […]

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Apr 5th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Houston waterway

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas approved a consent decree between the city of Houston, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the State of Texas to improve Houston’s wastewater system. Under the decree, an estimated $2 billion of additional work will go toward upgrading Houston’s aging wastewater system and keeping […]

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Apr 1st 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Redondo Beach - Seaside Lagoon

California – The Redondo Beach City Council authorized staff to prepare a request for proposals (RFP) for firms to conduct a study and develop a public amenities plan for the area known as King Harbor. Councilmembers have made the revitalization of the waterfront a key strategic priority for many years to reverse the trend of piecemeal […]

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Mar 23rd 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
New Braunfels - proposed surface water treatment plant

Flood and water system improvement projects in Hidalgo County and the city of New Braunfels will benefit from more than $82.6 million in financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB). At their March 10 meeting, board members approved more than $91.12 million to five projects across the state. New Braunfels will receive $40 […]

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Feb 2nd 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Northeast Water Pollution Control Plant

Pennsylvania – More than $100 million in financial assistance from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) will contribute to the city of Philadelphia’s construction of a new 300-million-gallons-per-day (MGD) wastewater treatment facility. The planned project at the Northeast Water Pollution Control Plant includes a diversion structure to reroute wastewater flow from existing 66-inch and 78-inch sewer […]

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Jan 8th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Wylie Water Treatment Plant

The North Texas Municipal Water District is planning more than $570 million in projects for its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 all systems budget. Some projects for the budget year involve up to $25 million for a Systemwide Meter Vault Improvements – Setpoint Control Phase V project that includes a new control valve, flow meter, vault, […]

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Jan 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Enid Kaw Lake Water Supply rendering

Oklahoma – The Enid Municipal Authority secured $205 million in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board for the city’s Kaw Lake Water Supply Project. This project will provide raw water from Kaw Lake to Enid’s new 10.5 million gallon a day (MGD) water treatment plant via a raw water micro-tunnel intake structure constructed at Kaw […]

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Oct 28th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
T.E. Maxson WWTP

Tennessee – The city of Memphis is planning several upgrades to the T.E. Maxson Wastewater Treatment Facility to expand biological treatment capacity and improve processing of biosolids. A $156 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will help the facility achieve new federal permit requirements for effluent disinfection […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has designated its initial voting members of Texas’ first-ever regional flood planning groups that represent the state’s 15 flood planning regions. The groups are responsible for developing regional flood plans due to the TWDB by January 2023. The regional plans will culminate in the state’s inaugural flood plan by September 2024. […]

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Aug 25th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

A new survey has identified 16 hazard mitigation projects totaling $3 billion that would reduce flood risks to people and property in the Upper San Jacinto River regional watershed. The Harris County Flood Control District, Montgomery County, the city of Houston, and the San Jacinto River Authority partnered on the San Jacinto River Regional Watershed […]

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Aug 14th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – Rural water and wastewater infrastructure projects across the country will benefit from $462 million in financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The agency is funding 161 projects that will improve the infrastructure that provides safe drinking water and wastewater management facilities in small towns and cities. USDA will loan $53.58 […]

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Aug 10th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

The Upper Trinity Regional Water District (UTRWD) will receive $413 million in state funding for the design and construction of the Lake Ralph Hall Reservoir. On August 5, the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved a $398 million increase in multi-year board participation financing and amended a previous resolution to authorize a $15 million increase […]

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Jul 17th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Pharr water treatment plant

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved $37.71 million to assist the city of Pharr in financing water and wastewater system improvements. Pharr will use more than $19.83 million from TWDB’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund to install approximately 13,500 linear feet of gravity sewer lines and force mains and decommission three lift stations and […]

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Jul 2nd 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust pipeline

Oklahoma – The state’s water resources board awarded $129 million to the Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust for water and wastewater system improvements on June 16. The trust requested $74 million from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to replace a balancing tank along the Atoka pipeline and install emergency generators at […]

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Jun 12th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Map of 72-inch Water Line project

The city of Houston Public Works Department will start a series of procurements later this year for a $45 million 72-inch water line project that is split into several sections. Beginning in fall 2020, the department will advertise construction of the water line section from Crawford to Mt. Vernon that will provide waterlines, sanitary and […]

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Jun 12th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Lake Powell

Utah – The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation recently issued a draft environmental impact statement that reports the Lake Powell Pipeline project is the only alternative that will meet the water needs of Washington County by 2060. The proposed pipeline will transport water from Lake Powell through an approximately 140-mile buried pipeline to Washington County. Five pump […]

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May 22nd 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

The city of Fulshear is planning a new wastewater treatment plant to address population growth that is projected to jump from 29,090 residents in its wastewater service area in 2021 to an estimated 88,794 by 2036. In his State of the City address on May 18, Fulshear’s mayor said the city is establishing a partnership […]

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May 8th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
San Antonio Water System headquarters

The San Antonio Water System (SAWS) is seeking consulting services for three water and wastewater infrastructure projects and one engineering work order contract all under its 2020 Production Facilities Improvements Project. SAWS anticipates awarding a contract to more than one consultant as a result of this request for qualifications (RFQ). An $8 million rehabilitation of […]

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May 3rd 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Yazoo Backwater Study Area

Mississippi – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is beginning preparations on an environmental impact statement for a pump project in the Yazoo Backwater Area. District engineers and technical experts determined the need for an updated study based on recent floods and new data on the environment in the backwater area. New data indicates that […]

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Apr 27th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Seawater desalination plan illustration

The Corpus Christi City Council authorized staff to apply for $222.48 million in financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) for the construction of a seawater desalination plant. TWDB officials included the city’s desalination plant project in the 2020 State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT). The water board also invited Corpus Christi […]

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