Water and wastewater services are provided by the municipal government of the city of Roma. Potable water service is available to all of residents within the city’s service area, although inadequate supply and pressure have made the service less than reliable.
However, nearly 75 percent of the city’s current service area does not have access to a centralized wastewater treatment facility. The majority use substandard septic tanks and cesspools to dispose of their sewage. The City operates a small wastewater treatment plant whose capacity is fully utilized servicing existing customers.
This project will improve the current water system and expand and
improve the wastewater system. First-time sewer service will be
provided to 3,688 households through expansion of the wastewater
Water system improvements:
Wastewater system improvements:
Through this project, wastewater collection will be available for the first time to two-thirds of the area’s population that has been under served historically. In addition, deficiencies in the community’s water system will be addressed and improved.
|Total Project Cost||US 34.18M|
US M - NADB Loan
US 4.98M - NADB Grant: BEIF
US M - NADB Grant: CAP
US M - NADB Grant: SWEP
US M - NADB Grant: WCIF
|Other Funding Partners||
Border Environment Infrastructure Fund ( BEIF)
Institutional Development Cooperation Program
Texas Water Development Board (TWDB)
U.S Department of Agriculture Rural Development
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs