The city of Raymondville currently operates a water treatment plant built over 60 years ago, with an original treatment capacity of 0.75 million gallons per day (mgd). Over the years, the city has expanded the plant to a current capacity of 2.5 mgd.
The plant is at 95 percent of its capacity of 2.5 mgd during non-peak periods; however demand during peak periods has exceeded 2.8 mgd, creating a serious risk for potential contamination of the water supply. Thus, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has cited the city for operating its water treatment plant above capacity at
times and issued an enforcement order requiring the city to replace the plant.
Replacement of the water treatment plant includes the following
With the construction of this new water treatment plant, the residents of Raymondville will have access to a safe, dependable supply of potable water able to meet current and future community demand.
|Total Project Cost||US 7.71M|
US 4.75M - NADB Grant: BEIF
|Other Funding Partners||
Border Environment Infrastructure Fund (BEIF)
Institutional Development Cooperation Program
Texas Water Development Boardd