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City of Holdenville receives $1,000,000 grant from OWRB

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January 16, 2024

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OKLAHOMA CITY –The City of Holdenville (City) received approval for $1,000,000 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 Cityowns and operates a water treatment plant and a water distribution system that is in need of replacement. The proposed project is to install eighteen (18) valves, install seventeen (17) fire hydrants, and fund engineering services. 

Joe Freeman, chief of the OWRB’s Financial Assistance Division, calculated that the City’s customers will save an estimated $1,553,200 compared to traditional financing.