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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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May 16, 2018

Cornish Public Works Authority Receives $68,765 Grant for Wastewater System Improvements

The Cornish Public Works Authority (Authority) in Jefferson County received approval Tuesday for a $68,765 Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) Emergency Grant to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.



May 16, 2018

Edmond Public Works Authority Receives $19,000,000 for Water System Improvements

The Edmond Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for $19,000,000 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 16, 2018

Jay Utilities Authority Receives $1,031,000 for Water System Improvements

The Jay Utilities Authority (Authority) received approval for $1,031,000 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 16, 2018

Sapulpa Municipal Authority Receives $7,850,000 for Water System Improvements

The Sapulpa Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval for a $7,850,000 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 9, 2018

May is Flood Awareness Month in Oklahoma

During May, Oklahoma's "Flood Awareness Month," the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB), the Oklahoma Floodplain Managers Association, and Governor Mary Fallin are calling on all Oklahomans to be flood prepared. While portions of western and northwestern Oklahoma continue to face exceptional drought conditions, a number of the state’s communities elsewhere have faced flooding recently due to heavy precipitation events. This demonstrates that floods can occur quickly even during otherwise dry conditions – a reality that helps make them the most common natural disaster in the U.S.



April 17, 2018

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

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



April 17, 2018

Ellis County Rural Water District No. 1 Receives $99,999 Grant for Water System Improvements

Ellis County Rural Water District No. 1 (District) received approval Tuesday for a $99,999 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the District’s water infrastructure.



April 17, 2018

Pittsburg County Rural Water District No.14 Receives $1,033,500 Water System Funding from OWRB

The Pittsburg County Rural Water District #14 (District) received approval for $1,033,500 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) along with $2,691,000 in other funds.



March 13, 2018

Oklahoma Water Appreciation Day Set for March 20

The thirteenth annual Oklahoma Water Appreciation Day is scheduled for Tuesday, March 20th in the 4th floor rotunda of the Oklahoma State Capitol from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The OWRB-hosted event will feature water-related agency and organization booths and displays.



March 8, 2018

March is Flood Insurance Awareness Month in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is no stranger to flooding. With its diverse geography and intense weather patterns, the state frequently experiences flood events that cause both the tragic loss of lives and significant property damage. Some Oklahoma communities have already faced floods in 2018. That's why the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, the Oklahoma Floodplain Managers Association, and Governor Mary Fallin have teamed up to proclaim March as "Flood Insurance Awareness Month" in Oklahoma.



February 20, 2018

Canton Public Works Authority Receives $399,000 Wastewater System Loan from OWRB

The Canton Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for a $399,000 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).



February 20, 2018

Duke Municipal Authority Receives $98,000 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Duke Municipal Authority (Authority) in Jackson County received approval for a $98,000 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure.



February 20, 2018

Grand Lake Public Works Authority Receives $700,000 Water System Funding from OWRB

The Grand Lake Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for $700,000 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).



February 20, 2018

Okmulgee County Rural Water District No. 21 Receives $60,000 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Okmulgee County Rural Water District No. 21 (District) in Okmulgee County received approval for a $60,000 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the District’s water infrastructure.



February 20, 2018

Waurika Public Works Authority Receives $1,000,000 Loan from the OWRB

Waurika Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for a $1,000,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve their water infrastructure.



February 20, 2018

Wayne Public Works Authority receives $46,500 Grant for Wastewater System Improvements

The Wayne Public Works Authority (Authority) in McClain County received approval for a $46,500 Emergency Grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.



January 16, 2018

Cherokee Development Authority Receives $79,999 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Cherokee Development Authority (Authority) in Alfalfa 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.



January 16, 2018

Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust Receives $52,500,000 Water System Funding from OWRB

The Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust (Trust) received approval Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) for $52,500,000 in funding to improve the Trust’s water infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the water system will be financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) along with $19,000,000 in other funds.



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