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November 10, 2020

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November 10, 2020

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Edmond Public Works Authority

“The City of Edmond appreciates the OWRB’s consideration of our loan and the OWRB staff for all of their assistance.”

November 10, 2020

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Heavener Utilities Authority

“The Heavener Utilities Authority would like to express our appreciation for the OWRB’s consideration of our loan. The savings generated by the refinancing transaction will allow the Authority to continue providing utility services at the lowest possible cost to our customers. In particular, we would like to express our appreciation to the OWRB staff for all of their assistance in the loan application process.”

November 10, 2020

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Atoka Municipal Authority

“On behalf of the Authority and the citizens of Atoka, we would like to express our gratitude to the Board for its consideration of the proposed refinancing through the Financial Assistance Program. Achieving economical savings through this program will help us continue to work towards the long term goals of the City. We appreciate the efforts of the Board and its staff that have allowed us to utilize its programs several times in the past and look forward to working with you again on this financing.”

November 10, 2020

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Harrah Public Works Authority

“The City of Harrah would like to express our sincere appreciation for your consideration of our loan application. The City recognizes the significant economic advantages of the Board’s financing programs and more importantly, the assistance of the Board’s staff in the loan application process. The OWRB is an asset to our State and we look forward to continuing this partnership as the City looks to further improve the quality and viability of our water and wastewater infrastructure. This loan will allow the City of Harrah to improve and expand its infrastructure to accommodate for the growth we are currently experiencing, as well as for years to come.”

November 10, 2020

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Choctaw Utilities Authority

“The City of Choctaw is in dire need of above ground storage for water to meet firefighting requirements for the city.  The City is currently short approximately 400,000 gallons in storage with Choctaw requiring a minimum of 1 million gallons.  This project brings the city up to 1.1 million gallons of storage as well as addresses an urgent need to repair and refurbish an above ground storage tower.”

November 10, 2020

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Hinton Public Works Authority Quote

“…the town believes these projects will both help to protect and conserve water resources as well as provide sustainable wastewater handling alternatives for the next 20 years and beyond.”

September 15, 2020

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East Central Oklahoma Water Authority Quote

“Our small community suffered greatly during the flood of 2019. Our sewers were greatly affected by the flood and we are attempting to make the necessary repairs. Please allow me to take this opportunity to express the gratitude of the town for all your support and aid during the past year.”

September 15, 2020

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Grove Municipal Services Authority Quote

Grove’s General Manager stated, “I would like to express our appreciation to the Board for its assistance in providing low interest rate financing to make sewer line repairs across the community. In the past the Board’s loan programs have aided the Authority in improving its water and sewer systems at very competitive rates and terms. We are pleased to come back to the Board for this important project.”

August 18, 2020

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Broken Arrow Municipal Authority Quote

“…we want to thank the Oklahoma Water Resources Board for its consideration of this loan request. Being able to refinance existing loans and receive new loans at extremely competitive rates allows us to spend more money in the very infrastructure that supplies safe drinking water to public and allows for us to discharge clean water back into the environment.”

August 18, 2020

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Bartlesville Municipal Authority Quote

"The City recognizes the significant economic advantages of the Board’s financing programs and more importantly, the assistance of the Board’s staff in the project planning and loan application process. The OWRB is an asset to our State and to the City of Bartlesville. The City and the OWRB have a long and successful history, and I personally am grateful to your organization for all of the assistance that you have provided to us through the years.  I look forward to continuing this partnership as the City looks to further improve the quality and viability of our water and wastewater infrastructure.”

June 16, 2020

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Pawhuska Public Works Authority Quote

"The City of Pawhuska is thankful for the assistance OWRB has provided to help alleviate the problems associated with the failing dam at Pawhuska Lake.  An inspection of the dam in 2019 indicated several problems which needed to be addressed to maintain the dam and prevent possible dam failure. OWRB met with the City to discuss the problems with the dam and to discuss possible funding options the City was not aware of.  Without the assistance of OWRB and their staff, solving the issues with the dam would have been difficult. An emergency grant and principal forgiveness loan from OWRB will provide the assistance we need to upgrade the dam and make it safer for the public and city personnel who maintain the dam."

May 19, 2020

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Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust Quote

'The Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust would like to thank the Oklahoma Water Resources Board for considering the proposed Clean Water SRF Loan. We have submitted proposals for Drinking Water SRF and FAP loan for the June meeting as well. The application process has been seamless; the OWRB staff is very professional and responsive. On behalf of the citizens of Oklahoma City, we thank you...'

April 21, 2020

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Edmond Public Works Authority Quote

'The City of Edmond appreciates the Board’s consideration and values the OWRB financing programs.  They would also like to thank the OWRB staff for their dedication and help during these difficult times.'

February 18, 2020

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Atoka Municipal Authority Quote

'Atoka thanks the Board for the time and consideration of this request. These projects are very important for the town of Atoka in securing quality water for the system. Like most rural communities there are many needs with little revenue and this funding is critical.'

July 9, 2019

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September 4, 2018

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Lincoln County Rural Water & Sewer District #4 Testimonial

'On behalf of Rural Water & Sewer District #4, Lincoln County, I would like to express our gratitude to the Oklahoma Water Resources Board as well as other agencies that are working together for the benefit of our district and other districts in Oklahoma.'