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Below are press releases, sorted by year, issued by or involving the Water Resources Board. For more specific information, email Cole Perryman, Director of Communications.

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February 16, 2020

Cherokee County Rural Water District No. 7 Receives $53,000 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Cherokee County Rural Water District No. 7 (District) received approval Tuesday for a $53,000 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the District’s water infrastructure.



February 16, 2020

Cherokee County Rural Water District No. 11 Receives $1,575,000 in Water System Funding from OWRB

The Cherokee County Rural Water District No. 11 (District) received approval Tuesday for $1,575,000 in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the District’s water infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the water system will be financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) with $179,000 of the loan coming in the form of loan forgiveness and an additional $673,000 grant from the Cherokee Nation.



February 16, 2020

Copan Public Works Authority Receives $127,655 Wastewater System Loan from OWRB

The Copan Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $127,655 loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure. The planning and design upgrades will be financed in full via a principal forgiveness loan through the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF).



February 16, 2020

Haworth Public Works Authority Receives $42,255 Grant for Wastewater System Improvements

The Haworth Public Works Authority (Authority) in McCurtain County received approval Tuesday for a $42,255 Emergency grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.



February 16, 2020

Keota Public Works Authority Receives $79,999 Grant for Wastewater System Improvements

The Keota Public Works Authority (Authority) in Haskell County received approval Tuesday for a $79,999 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.



February 16, 2020

McIntosh County RWSG & SWMD No. 8 Receives $100,000 in Water System Funding from OWRB

The McIntosh County Rural Water, Sewer, Gas, and Solid Waste Management District No. 8 (District) received approval for $100,000 in funding Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the District’s water infrastructure. Construction of improvements to the water system will be financed in full via a principal forgiveness loan through the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).



January 29, 2021

OWRB Seeks Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Water Well Owners to Help with Ogallala Aquifer Study

The Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) is conducting research for an upcoming study on the Ogallala aquifer in Oklahoma, and is seeking assistance from local water well owners throughout the area.



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