EPA awards $11M-plus to Oklahoma for water quality

Ponca City Now - July 22, 2014 6:29 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $11 million to the Oklahoma Water Resources Board.

The grant is part of the federal agency’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund, a program that provides low-interest, flexible loans to communities to help them improve water quality and infrastructure.

The OWRB will distribute the $11.3 million as low-interest loans to a variety of recipients, including cities and rural water districts.

These groups will use the loans for projects such as replacing sewer lines, improving wastewater treatment facilities and upgrading collection systems.

For more information about the EPA program, visit http://water.epa.gov/grants-funding/cwsrf/cwsrf-index.cfm .á

 

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