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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 28, 2020

Governor Stitt Signs SB 1269 to Create Statewide Flood Resiliency Plan and Fund

Oklahoma Senate Bill 1269, legislation that directs the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to develop a Statewide Flood Resiliency Plan, was signed into law by Governor J. Kevin Stitt on May 18. In addition to the creation of a statewide flood mitigation plan, the law creates the State Flood Resiliency Revolving Fund to fund both the development of the Plan as well as future flood hazard mitigation projects.



May 19, 2020

Meeker Receives $17,198 OWRB Grant for Wastewater System Improvements

The Town of Meeker in Lincoln County received approval Tuesday for a $17,198 Emergency Grant Tuesday through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve its wastewater infrastructure.



May 19, 2020

Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust Receives $4,650,000 Loan from OWRB

The Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust (Trust) received approval Tuesday for a $4,650,000 loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the system will be financed by the Oklahoma Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF).



May 19, 2020

Okmulgee Municipal Authority Receives $700,000 Water System Loan

The Okmulgee Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $700,000 loan 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) along with $323,499 in local funds.



May 19, 2020

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

The Taft Public Works Authority (Authority) in Muskogee 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.



April 21, 2020

Kingfisher Public Works Authority receives $4,328,000 wastewater system loan from the OWRB

The Kingfisher Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $4,328,000 loan 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).



April 21, 2020

Edmond Public Works Authority receives $40,000,000 water system funding from the OWRB

The Edmond Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for $40,000,000 in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to Edmond’s water system will be financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).



April 21, 2020

Allen Public Works Authority receives $110,000 grant for wastewater system improvements

The Allen Public Works Authority (Authority) in Pontotoc County received approval Tuesday for a $110,000 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s wastewater infrastructure.



April 21, 2020

Calera Public Works Authority receives $1,555,000 water system funding from the OWRB

The Calera Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for $1,555,000 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), and $100,000 of the loan will be in the form of loan forgiveness.



April 21, 2020

Welch Public Works Authority receives $127,750 grant from the OWRB for water system improvements

The Welch Public Works Authority (Authority) in Craig County received approval Tuesday for a $127,750 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure.



April 21, 2020

Adair Municipal Authority receives $41,000 grant from the OWRB for water system improvements

The Adair Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $41,000 Emergency Grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’s water infrastructure.



April 21, 2020

Cheyenne Utility Authority receives $100,000 water system funding from the OWRB

The Cheyenne Utility Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for $100,000 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 through a 100 percent loan forgiveness loan through the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).



April 21, 2020

Locust Grove Public Works Authority receives $9,875,000 water system funding from the OWRB

The Locust Grove Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for $9,875,000 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) where $100,000 of the loan will be in the form of loan forgiveness.



February 18, 2020

Atoka Municipal Authority Receives $4,010,000 in Water System Funding from OWRB

The Atoka Municipal Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for $4,010,000 in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) for system wide improvements to 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 18, 2020

Weleetka Public Works Authority Receives $95,330 in Water System Funding from OWRB

The Weleetka Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $95,330 loan 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 100% loan forgiveness through the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).



February 18, 2020

Wilburton Public Works Authority Receives $31,875 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Wilburton Public Works Authority (Authority) in Latimer County received approval Tuesday for a $31,875 Emergency Grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's water infrastructure.



January 21, 2020

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

The Cement Public Works Authority (Authority) in Caddo 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 21, 2020

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

The Goltry Public Works Authority (Authority) in Alfalfa 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.



January 21, 2020

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

The McCurtain Municipal Authority (Authority) in Haskell 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.



January 21, 2020

Roland Utility Authority Receives $2,359,000 in Water System Funding through the OWRB and ODEQ

The Roland Utility Authority (Authority) received approval Tuesday for a $2,359,000 loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) through the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). Roland's officials will utilize the loan proceeds to refinance pre-existing infrastructure debt that was incurred for the construction of a water treatment plant. The original treatment plan construction project provided a reduction of disinfection by-products within the community's water system.



January 21, 2020

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

The Roosevelt Public Works Authority (Authority) in Kiowa 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 21, 2020

Sperry Utility Service Authority Receives $63,150 Grant for Water System Improvements

The Sperry Utility Service Authority (Authority) in Tulsa County received approval Tuesday for a $63,150 Rural Economic Action Plan (REAP) grant through the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority's water and stormwater infrastructure.



January 21, 2020

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

The Texhoma Public Works Authority (Authority) in Texas 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.



January 21, 2020

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

The Weleetka Public Works Authority (Authority) in Okfuskee 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.



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