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

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May 17, 2022

Consolidated RWD No. 9, McIntosh County receives $695,000 water system funding from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – Consolidated Rural Water District No. 9, McIntosh County (District) received approval for $695,000 in funding Tuesday 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 $300,000 of the loan will be in the form of loan forgiveness.


April 18, 2022

Edmond Public Works Authority receives $268,200,000 water system funding from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Edmond Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for $268,200,000 in funding Monday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure. Two requests totaling $185,000,000 will be financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) where $1,000,000 of the loan will be in the form of loan forgiveness and a third loan totaling $83,200,000 funded through the Financial Assistance Loan Program (FAP).


April 18, 2022

Elk City Public Works Authority receives $1,700,000 water system funding from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Elk City Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for $1,700,000 in funding Monday 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) where $525,000 of the loan will be in the form of loan forgiveness.


April 18, 2022

Enid Municipal Authority receives $4,000,000 water system funding from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Enid Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval for $4,000,000 in funding Monday 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).


April 18, 2022

Grandfield Public Works Authority receives $66,560 grant for wastewater system improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Grandfield Public Works Authority (Authority) in Tillman County received approval for a $66,560 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant Monday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.


April 18, 2022

Langley Public Works Authority receives $64,000 wastewater system loan from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Langley Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for a $64,000 loan Monday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure. The planning and design of upgrades and improvements will be financed by a 100% principal forgiveness loan through the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF).


April 18, 2022

Mountain Park Public Works Authority receives $99,999 grant for water system improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Mountain Park Public Works Authority (Authority) in Kiowa County received approval for a $99,999 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant Monday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure.


April 18, 2022

Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust receives $31,645,000 water system funding from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust (Trust) received approval for $31,645,000 in funding Monday 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) where $1,100,000 of the loan will be in the form of loan forgiveness.


March 15, 2022

Cherokee County Rural Water District No. 1 receives $430,000 water system funding from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Cherokee County Rural Water District No.1 (District) received approval for $430,000 in funding Tuesday 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 a 100% principal forgiveness loan through the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).


March 15, 2022

Porter Public Works Authority receives $890,000 water system funding from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Porter Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for $890,000 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) where $322,500 of the loan will be in the form of loan forgiveness.


March 15, 2022

Welch Public Works Authority receives $450,000 water system funding from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Welch Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for $450,000 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), in the form of loan forgiveness, along with $109,850 from an OWRB Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant, and other sources.


February 15, 2022

Anadarko Public Works Authority receives $141,551 water system funding from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Anadarko Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for $141,551 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 a 100% principal forgiveness loan through the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).


February 15, 2022

El Reno Municipal Authority receives $7,500,000 loan from the OWRB for water system improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY – El Reno Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval for a $7,500,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve their water infrastructure.


February 15, 2022

Harrah Public Works Authority receives $2,560,000 loan from the OWRB for water and wastewater system improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY – Harrah Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for a $2,560,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve their water and wastewater infrastructure.


February 15, 2022

Okemah Utilities Authority receives $22,870,000 loan from the OWRB for water system improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY – Okemah Utilities Authority (Authority) received approval for a $22,870,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve their water infrastructure.


January 18, 2022

Caddo Public Works Authority receives $50,000 grant for wastewater system improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Caddo Public Works Authority (Authority) in Bryan County received approval for a $50,000 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.


January 18, 2022

Guthrie Public Works Authority receives $4,100,000 wastewater system loan from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Guthrie Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for a $4,100,000 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).


January 18, 2022

Kaw City Municipal Authority receives $99,999 grant for wastewater system improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Kaw City Municipal Authority (Authority) in Kay County received approval for a $99,999 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.


January 18, 2022

Locust Grove Public Works Authority receives $99,999 grant for water system improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Locust Grove Public Works Authority (Authority) in Mayes County received approval for a $99,999 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure.


January 18, 2022

Porum Public Works Authority receives $99,999 grant for wastewater system improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Porum Public Works Authority (Authority) in Muskogee County received approval for a $99,999 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.


January 18, 2022

Taloga Public Works Authority receives $25,900 grant for water system improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Taloga Public Works Authority (Authority) in Dewey County received approval for a $25,900 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure.


January 18, 2022

Tyrone Public Works Authority receives $31,000 grant for water system improvement

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Tyrone Public Works Authority (Authority) in Texas County received approval for a $31,000 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure.



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