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Below are press releases, sorted by year, issued by or involving the Water Resources Board.

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May 18, 2021

East Central Oklahoma Water Authority Receives $439,500 Loan from OWRB

The East Central Oklahoma Water Authority (Authority) received approval for a $439,500 loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvement to the system will be financed by the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) where $200,000 will be in the form of loan forgiveness.



May 18, 2021

Hobart Public Works Authority Receives $11,100,000 Loan for Water System Funding from OWRB

Hobart Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for a $11,100,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) for the refinancing of two loans and to improve their water infrastructure.



May 18, 2021

Lawton Water Authority Receives $47,000,000 Wastewater System Loan from OWRB

The Lawton Water Authority (Authority) received approval for a $47,000,000 loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the wastewater system will be financed by the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF).



May 18, 2021

Meeker Public Works Authority Receives $1,635,000 Wastewater System Loan from OWRB

The Meeker Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for a $1,635,000 loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the wastewater system will be financed by the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) where $200,000 of the loan will be in the form of loan forgiveness.



May 18, 2021

Shawnee Municipal Authority Receives $20,625,000 Water System Funding from OWRB

The Shawnee Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval for $20,625,000 in funding Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the water system will be financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).



May 18, 2021

Tonkawa Municipal Authority Receives $6,210,000 Loan from the OWRB for Water System Improvements

Tonkawa Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval for a $6,210,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve their water infrastructure.



April 20, 2021

Cherokee County Rural Water District No. 13 Receives $59,313 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Cherokee County Rural Water District No. 13 (District) received approval Tuesday for a $59,313 Emergency Grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB).



April 20, 2021

Copan Public Works Authority Receives $2,000,000 Water System Funding from the OWRB

The Copan Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for $2,000,000 in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB). Construction of upgrades and improvements to the water system will be financed by 100% loan forgiveness funding through the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).



April 20, 2021

Edmond Public Works Authority Receives $20,000,000 in Water System Funding from OWRB

The Edmond Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for $20,000,000 in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB). Construction of upgrades and improvements to the water system will be financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).



April 20, 2021

Medicine Park Receives $23,453 OWRB Grant for Water System Improvements

Medicine Park received approval Tuesday for a $23,453 Emergency grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the town’s water infrastructure.



April 20, 2021

McCurtain County Rural Water District No. 8 Receives $850,000 Water System Funding from the OWRB

The McCurtain County Rural Water District No. 8 (District) received approval Tuesday for $850,000 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) where $100,000 of the loan will be in the form of loan forgiveness.



April 20, 2021

Ratliff City Oklahoma Water Trust Receives $63,750 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Ratliff City Oklahoma Water Trust (Trust) in Carter County received approval Tuesday for a $63,750 Emergency Grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB).



March 16, 2021

Billings Public Works Authority Receives $79,999 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Billings Public Works Authority (Authority) in Noble 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 water infrastructure.



March 16, 2021

Gotebo Public Works Authority Receives $99,250 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Gotebo Public Works Authority (Authority) in Kiowa County received approval Tuesday for a $99,250 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure.



March 16, 2021

Hartshorne Public Works Authority Receives $2,775,000 Loan from OWRB

Hartshorne Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $2,775,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB).



March 16, 2021

McLoud Public Works Authority Receives a $6,475,000 Loan from the OWRB for Wastewater System Improvements

McLoud Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $6,475,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve their wastewater infrastructure. The Authority will use the funds for the installation of new headworks, two new sewer lift stations, and new sewer lines.



March 16, 2021

Shawnee Municipal Authority Receives $13,500,000 for Wastewater System Improvements

The Shawnee Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for $13,500,000 in funds from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to be financed by the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF).



March 16, 2021

Wagoner County RWSG & SWMD No. 4 Receives $3,550,000 Loan for Water Funding from OWRB

Wagoner County Rural Water, Sewer, Gas, and Solid Waste Management District No. 4 (District) received approval Tuesday for a $3,550,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB).



March 16, 2021

Wellston Public Works Authority Receives $2,695,000 Loan for Water and Wastewater Funding from OWRB

Wellston Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $2,695,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB).



February 16, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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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