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Agricultural Water Conservation Loan Program

TWDB's Agricultural Water Conservation Program was expanded as a result of Senate Bill 1053 passed by the 78th Texas Legislature. Under the new consolidated program, TWDB can

provide agricultural water conservation loans to political subdivisions and eligible lending institutions for their use either for improvements on their facilities or as loans to individuals.
provide a linked deposit loan program for individuals to access TWDB funds through participating local state depository banks and farm credit institutions.

TWDB has provided over 79 million dollars in loans for water conservation programs and projects in the last 30 years

Any political subdivision such as a city, county, soil and water conservation district, underground water conservation district, or irrigation district can apply.

What can be funded
Conservation programs or projects are eligible. This includes a conservation program that funds a political subdivision or person for a conservation project.

Applications may be submitted at any time, are processed in the order received, and are subject to availability of funds. All submitted applications must be consistent with application guidelines as outlined on the Financial Assistance Program Guidance page.

Contact Information Contact Information
Agricultural Water Conservation Loan Program
Tom Entsminger
Texas Water Development Board
1700 North Congress Ave
Austin, TX  78701
Phone: (512) 936-0802

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Service Area
Statewide Program in:
  • Texas

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