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ORWA and DEQ Launch New Rural Infrastructure Grant Program

The Oklahoma Rural Water Association and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality have launched a new Rural Infrastructure Grant (RIG) program to assist rural and small municipal water and wastewater systems to become sustainable.  The program offers up to $100,000 in funding per project funding 80-percent of the project cost. The other 20-percent must be …

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Oklahoma Rural Water Association Taps Carly Cordell to Serve as Chief of Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY (April 11, 2022) – The Oklahoma Rural Water Association (ORWA) announced today Carly Cordell will serve as the organization’s chief of staff. Cordell previously served as the deputy secretary in the Oklahoma Office of the Secretary of Energy and Environment, helping oversee over 30 energy and environment state agencies, boards, compacts and commissions. …

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Oklahoma Rural Water Association Receives Funding for Water Energy Efficiency Program

OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 23, 2022) – Gov. Kevin Stitt and Oklahoma Office of Energy and Environment Secretary Kenneth Wagner announced last week the Oklahoma Rural Water Association (ORWA) was awarded funding to assist Oklahoma communities with water energy and efficiency.  “ORWA’s strategic alliance with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, Oklahoma Water Resources Board and …

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Rural Water District No. 5, Wagoner County Honored for Sustainability Plan

Governor Stitt issued a proclamation to Rural Water District No. 5, Wagoner County for their commitment to sustainability in the water industry. Rural Water District No. 5 Wagoner County was presented with a proclamation from Governor Kevin Stitt on November 16, 2021 for compiling their long range sustainability plan and for implementing efforts to become …

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Medical Marijuana’s Impact on Rural Water Systems in Oklahoma

An Oklahoma House of Representatives interim study discussed rising concerns regarding the growth of medical marijunana production. The House Ag Committee held an interim study on August 31, 2021 regarding the growth of medical marijuana production across the state and the added demand it has placed on rural Oklahoma water systems. Representatives from the Oklahoma …

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