Brady Awarded $7 Million In Grants & Loans By Texas Water Board


The Texas Water Development Board Thursday awarded the City of Brady the first grant and loan  from the Lead Service Line Replacement Program in the State of Texas.

Totaling just over $5 million in a combination of a low interest loan and loan forgiveness, the lunds will be used to replace lead and/or galvanized service lines in the City.

Also, the Board announced May 9th the approval of additional funding for the City’s water development project from the Economically Distressed Areas Program.  Funding for the project will consist of $680,000 in financing plus a grant of $1.5 million from the Economically Distressed Areas Program.

Money from this project will fund planning, design and construction to replace over 11,000 feet of undersized water lines installed in the 1950s to eliminated leaks and reduce water loss in these areas. Included in the construction will be the replacement of existing fire hydrants and isolation valves.

The City’s engineering firm of Enprotec, Hobbs and Todd prepared and submitted the applications on the behalf of the City.