Webb County looking for design company for water dispensary

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The La Presa community is one step closer to getting clean drinking water.

Webb County will be on the lookout for requests for qualifications from engineering companies to design a water dispensary that meets TCEQ requirements.

The community has been without clean water for over 30 years now.

Precinct One Commissioner Jesse Gonzalez says the project has been faced with many problems.

County Commissioner Jesse Gonzalez says funding has been a big problem when it comes to bringing the water distribution to their homes.
Gonzalez goes on to say that county officials are working on a solution on the running water and sewage issues.

The county hopes to have a design plan and approval from TCEQ within three to four months with the half a million dollar project up and running by the end of the year.