OKLAHOMA CITY –The City of Waynoka (City) received approval for $999,949 in funding Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the City’s water infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the water system will be financed by the Oklahoma American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant program.
The City will utilize the proceeds to install water lines in under-served areas of Waynoka and to replace old water lines with new water lines.
Joe Freeman, chief of the OWRB’s Financial Assistance Division, calculated that the City’s customers will save an estimated $1,121,000.00 compared to traditional financing. A city of Waynoka representative, stated, “This funding will be of great benefit to the city, and they are grateful for consideration.”