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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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April 18, 2019

Coalgate Public Works Authority Receives $400,000 Wastewater System Loan from OWRB

The Coalgate Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for a $400,000 loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's wastewater infrastructure. Construction of improvements to the wastewater system will be financed by the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) where $200,000 of the loan amount will be in the form of loan forgiveness.



April 18, 2019

Laverne Public Works Authority Receives $1,530,000 Wastewater System Loan from the OWRB

The Laverne Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for a $1,530,000 loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's wastewater infrastructure. Construction of improvements to the wastewater system will be financed by the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) through the OWRB.



April 18, 2019

Sardis Lake Water Authority Receives $45,000 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Sardis Lake Water Authority (Authority) received approval for a $45,000 Emergency Grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve its water infrastructure.



April 18, 2019

Shawnee Municipal Authority Receives $5,745,000 System Loan from OWRB

The Shawnee Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval for a $5,745,000 loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's water metering infrastructure. Upgrades to the system will be financed by the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF).



April 10, 2019

Oklahoma Water Appreciation Day Set for April 17th

The thirteenth annual Water Appreciation Day has been proclaimed as April 17th by Governor Kevin Stitt. The day will be marked by an exhibition in the 4th floor rotunda of the Oklahoma State Capitol from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event presents a unique opportunity for water-focused groups to showcase the importance of Oklahoma's water resources as well as provide information on their water management, conservation, and educational programs for state legislators and other government officials.



February 19, 2019

Crescent Public Works Authority Receives $99,999 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Crescent Public Works Authority (Authority) in Logan County received approval Tuesday for a $99,999 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's water infrastructure.



February 19, 2019

Keyes Utilities Authority Receives $100,000 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Keyes Utilities Authority (Authority) in Cimarron County received approval Tuesday for a $100,000 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's water infrastructure.



February 19, 2019

Latimer County Rural Water District No. 2 Receives $79,900 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Latimer County Rural Water District No. 2 (District) received approval Tuesday for a $79,900 Emergency grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the District's water infrastructure.



February 19, 2019

Maysville Municipal Authority Receives $99,999 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Maysville Municipal Authority (Authority) in Garvin County received approval Tuesday for a $99,999 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's water infrastructure.



February 19, 2019

Moore Public Works Authority Receives $15,000,000 Loan from the OWRB for Wastewater System Improvements

Moore Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $15,000,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve their wastewater infrastructure.



February 19, 2019

Nash Public Works Authority Receives $129,948 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Nash Public Works Authority (Authority) in Grant County received approval Tuesday for a $129,948 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's water infrastructure.



February 19, 2019

Sayre Public Works Authority Receives $823,180 for Water System Improvements

The Sayre Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for $823,180 in funding 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 19, 2019

Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority Receives $10,626,000 from the OWRB for Wastewater System Improvements

The Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority (Authority) received approval for a $10,626,000 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 19, 2019

Wetumka Public Works Authority Receives $99,999 Grant for Wastewater System Improvements

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



January 16, 2019

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

The Cameron Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $79,999 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the community's wastewater infrastructure.



January 16, 2019

Chattanooga Public Works Authority Receives $99,550 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Chattanooga Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $99,550 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's water infrastructure.



January 16, 2019

Enid Municipal Authority Receives $52,700,000 Loan from the OWRB for Phase III of the Kaw Lake Water Project

Enid Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval for a $52,700,000 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve their water infrastructure.



January 16, 2019

Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust Receives $54,150,000 Water and Wastewater System Funding from OWRB

The Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust (Trust) received approval Tuesday for two separate loans totaling $54,150,000 from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Trust's water and wastewater infrastructure. The first loan request was for $20,000,000 financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) along with $5,743,281 in local funds and a second request totaling $34,150,000 funded through the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF).



January 16, 2019

Shidler Public Works Authority Receives $59,500 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Shidler Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $59,500 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the community's water infrastructure.



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