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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 10TEXAS WATER DEVELOPMENT BOARD
CHAPTER 363FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
SUBCHAPTER JSTATE PARTICIPATION PROGRAM
RULE §363.1007Prioritization Criteria

(a) The board will give priority to projects that the legislature has determined shall receive priority for financial assistance from the State Participation Account.

(b) After first prioritizing projects that the legislature has determined shall receive priority, the factors to be used by the executive administrator to prioritize the remaining projects seeking financial assistance from the State Participation Account shall be as follows:

  (1) water development projects will receive priority over wastewater projects;

  (2) priority will be given to projects which have received previous board funding for facility planning, design, or permitting for the project;

  (3) priority will be given to entities that:

    (A) have already demonstrated significant water conservation savings, as determined by comparing the highest rolling five-year average gallons per capita per day since 1980 to the average gallons per capita per day for the most recent four-year period; or

    (B) will achieve significant water conservation savings by implementing the proposed project for which the financial assistance is sought, as determined by comparing the conservation to be achieved by the project with the average gallons per capita per day for most recent four-year period.

  (4) priority will be given to projects which have the earliest identifiable need, as outlined in the water plan.


Source Note: The provisions of this §363.1007 adopted to be effective October 8, 2002, 27 TexReg 9382; amended to be effective August 5, 2003, 28 TexReg 6026; amended to be effective December 25, 2007, 32 TexReg 9721; amended to be effective April 15, 2009, 34 TexReg 2385; amended to be effective July 11, 2010, 35 TexReg 5897

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