City secures loan to fund wastewater and stormwater infrastructure projects

Muskogee officials secured about half the financing needed to fund a $45 million plan to address the city’s backlog of “long-deferred maintenance” of the city’s water, sewer and stormwater infrastructure. The Oklahoma Water Resources Board approved a $27.36 million loan the city can use to fund wastewater and stormwater infrastructure projects and purchase equipment needed to maintain the system. The low-interest loan will be financed through the Oklahoma Clean Water Revolving Fund, a program administered at the federal level by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in partnership with the states.

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Source: Muskogee Phoenix

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