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Press Releases


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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January 18, 2017

Norman Utilities Authority Receives $31,000,000 Water System Funding from OWRB

The Norman Utilities Authority (Authority) received approval for $31,000,000 in funding Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the community’s water infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements at the existing water treatment facility will be financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).



January 18, 2017

Delaware County Rural Water District No. 3 Receives $1,175,000 Water System Funding from OWRB

Delaware County Rural Water District No. 3 (District) received approval Tuesday for a $1,175,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to refinance debt originally issued to improve the District’s water system. The District will utilize the FAP proceeds to refinance five existing U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA-RD) loans. The original USDA-RD loans were issued for the construction of improvements to the District’s water treatment plant and distribution system. Through refinancing the existing loan with the FAP, the District will create a significant savings for its customers who essentially repay the loan through their regular water bill payments.



January 18, 2017

Choctaw Utilities Authority Receives Two Loans from the OWRB for Wastewater System Improvements

The Choctaw Utilities Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $9,775,000 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) loan, and a $1,440,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan, from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.



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