Drainage Management Systems
Funding fact sheet: Nov. 5
Funding committed for drainage improvements
ARKANSAS | On Nov. 2, the city of Stuttgart’s refinance bonds were sold. City council finalized revenue totals. A total of $1.7 million was generated for the refinance of the 2012 bonds; with $17.7 million for street improvements and $13.2 million for drainage improvements. The city’s mayor has previously expressed that drainage continues to be an issue in the city as it seeks to make broader infrastructure improvements.
New drainage district
TEXAS | Cameron County residents have voted to create a new drainage district. A sixth district will consist of the small city of La Feria and the town of Santa Rosa. Previously, the two municipalities were an irrigation district, meaning water goes into the area for agriculture. Now, as a drainage district, water will be directed out.