Texas Water Department Board resolution
By 06/18/2009 18:16:00
AUSTIN - Today, June 18, The Texas Water Department Board approved a $1,500,000 loan from the Texas Water Development Fund to Mountain Peak Special Utility District which covers Ellis and Johnson counties.
The funds will help finance water system improvements such as constructing a new 750,000 gallon elevated storage tank to bring the district's system into compliance with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality requirements.
Mountain Peak currently provides water service to 3,267 customers with a population of 8,112, located 20 miles south of downtown Dallas along U.S. Highway 67 between the cities of Midlothian, Maypearl and Venus.
The TWDB is in charge of of collecting and disseminating water related data and assisting with regional planning for the development of the state's water resources.