Town of Clayton receives $1,000,000 grant for system improvements
OKLAHOMA CITY –The Town of Clayton (Town) received approval for $1,000,000 in funding Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Town’s wastewater infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the wastewater system will be financed by the Oklahoma American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant program.
The Townowns and operates a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) where recent improvements were made to the pipes between the primary and secondary lagoons. These proceeds will be used to further improve the lagoon system, replace sewer lines and manholes, service connections, and complete surface repair.
Joe Freeman, chief of the OWRB’s Financial Assistance Division, calculated that the Town’s customers will save an estimated $1,633,900 compared to traditional financing.