Aqua Texas, Inc. (Aqua) today announced that it plans to complete $13.4 million in improvements and repairs to drinking water and wastewater systems in communities throughout the state in 2014. Projects include new treatment plants, wells, pipelines and other infrastructure projects that are critical to delivering quality water, providing reliable service and protecting public health. Some projects are already under way.

The capital project program includes:
  • $3.4 million throughout its northern operating division, which comprises parts of Anderson, Bosque, Camp, Cherokee, Cooke, Denton, Erath, Grayson, Gregg, Henderson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Marion, McLennan, Parker, Rockwall, Smith, Somervell, Tarrant, Taylor, Wise and Wood counties;
  • $3.4 million throughout its southwest operating division, which comprises parts of Bandera, Bexar, Burnet, Comal, Gillespie, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Live Oak, Llano, Medina, Nueces, Travis, Victoria, Williamson and Wilson counties;
  • $6.6 million throughout its southeast operating division, which comprises parts of Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Polk, Jan Jacinto, Trinity and Wharton counties.

“Strong, reliable drinking water and wastewater systems are essential to every family,” said Aqua Texas President Bob Laughman. “Our 2014 capital projects are part of Aqua’s ongoing commitment to protecting public health and the environment, improving service and meeting customer demand.”

Aqua Texas serves more than 177,000 people in 53 counties statewide. Visit Aqua online at AquaAmerica.com, facebook.com/MyAquaAmerica, and twitter.com/MyAquaAmerica.

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