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The Wright City Public Works Authority receives $1,000,000 grant from OWRB

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January 16, 2024

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OKLAHOMA CITY –The Wright City Public Works Authority (Authority) received approval for $1,000,000 in funding Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the Authority’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 Authority owns and operates a wastewater system. The grant proceeds will be used to replace approximately 10,600 linear feet of 8-inch sewer main and twenty-six (26) manholes..

Joe Freeman, chief of the OWRB’s Financial Assistance Division, calculated that the Authority’s customers will save an estimated $1,553,200.00 compared to traditional financing.