Dam safety Quarterly: Funding Opportunities for Public Entities, Free OWRB Webinar, and More

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April 2021

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Funding Opportunities for Public Entities to Address Dam Rehabilitation Projects


Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Loan Program:


The Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) is a low-interest loan program to assist communities with municipal wastewater/stormwater infrastructure construction projects and other pollution control projects.

Currently, strategic planning efforts are underway to ensure adequate funding is available for Oklahoma's floodplain, stormwater, nonpoint source, wastewater, and green infrastructure projects.  The OWRB is issuing a call for eligible projects that may require funding between State Fiscal Years (SFY) 2022 and 2026. This process does not obligate the participating authority or district to a specific project or dollar amount; the information gathered will only be used to assist the OWRB in tracking funding availability for potential projects.


View project eligibility and call for projects details.


Register eligible projects onto the CWSRF Project Priority List.


Standard CWSRF applications are accepted throughout the calendar year.


CWSRF Loan Forgiveness:

Oklahoma's CWSRF will provide annual loan forgiveness, in an amount equal to 10% of the capitalization grant, to eligible recipients with eligible projects. Specific dollar amounts will be made available to OWRB's Financial Assistance Division toward the SFY2022 start of July 1, 2021.

**Eligible loan forgiveness candidates are those with a population of 3,300 or less**

The deadline for SFY2022 loan forgiveness submission by eligible entities is close of business Friday, April 16, 2021


View loan forgiveness eligibility details.


Register eligible projects onto the CWSRF Project Priority List.


Please submit specific questions or comments regarding the CWSRF to FAD@owrb.ok.gov


Dam Safety Engineering List Update


Engineering firm update

The OWRB is currently conducting an update to the dam safety engineering firm list. Please click here to see if your engineering firm and up-to-date contact information is on our list!


Upcoming OWRB and Rezatec Webinar



The Oklahoma Water Resources Board and Rezatec would like to invite you to join our 1-hour webinar on Tuesday April 27th at 10AM (CST), focusing on using Geospatial AI as a remote, frequent, and accurate way of monitoring dams and the surrounding environment. Please register for the free webinar here!