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OWRB's Participation in the First FACT Roadshow

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December 15, 2022


On December 15, 2022 members of the Oklahoma Funding Agency Coordinating Team (FACT), which included OWRB, hosted the first in a series of workshops targeting critical infrastructure funding and workforce needs of Oklahoma’s small water and wastewater systems. Held in Coalgate, Oklahoma 32 public water and wastewater systems with 65 staff, managers and board members attended the day-long workshop, gaining valuable insight and information about funding infrastructure, improving efficiency, and enhancing their workforce.

The Oklahoma Rural Water Association and Communities Unlimited were instrumental in coordinating this first event in the workshop series, with assistance from the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, East Central University, Indian Health Service, and USDA-Rural Development.

This workshop provided 7 operator professional development renewal hours, 6 hours of rural water district board member training, and certificates of completion for educators / professionals.

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