Thursday, May 22, 2014

Texas Water Development Board in El Paso May 29

TWDB Board to hold work session in El Paso on May 29

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) will hold a work session in El Paso to provide information on the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) and an opportunity for public input on the SWIFT.

In addition, the Board will hear updates on the Texas v. New Mexico litigation before the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the Rio Grande Compact. The Board will also consider approving $2.1 million in grants for agricultural water conservation projects.

The meeting will be held in El Paso at the TecH2O Center, 10751 Montana Avenue, Rio Grande Auditorium, on May 29, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Other topics on the agenda include a presentation on desalination activities in the El Paso area and an overview of TWDB's financial assistance program, the Economically Distressed Areas Program.

The public and interested stakeholders are encouraged to attend and provide public comment.

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