OKLAHOMANS PROJECTED TO BENEFIT
ESTIMATED PROJECT DURATION
The purpose of the project will be to rehabilitate Pawhuska Lake Dam. The dam is in unsatisfactory condition and serves a population of 3500. The primary purpose of this dam is water supply to serve the City of Pawhuska. The funding of up to $1 million may be utilized for technical planning, design, and construction assistance for rehabilitation activities that reduce the dam?s risk of failure and increase community preparedness.
Pawhuska Lake Dam has a primary purpose of drinking water supply and a secondary purpose for recreational use. For this reason, Pawhuska Lake Dam name is a critical resource for the City of Pawhuska. Pawhuska Lake Dam name is 85 years old, and its condition has declined over time. Repairs are now required that are beyond everyday operation and maintenance. Financial interventions are needed for Pawhuska to rehabilitate the Pawhuska Lake Dam.
The project would be to rehabilitate Pawhuska Lake Dam name, which serves the City of Pawhuska. Describe difficulties of your community?s ability to access funding for critical capital improvements due to the pandemic. The City of Pawhuska is currently rehabilitating their 2-million gallon storage tank at a cost of $750,000. The City is currently under a consent order for drinking water violations which will require the rehabilitation of their water treatment plant at a cost of 2.5 million. The pandemic has exacerbated the financial abilities of Pawhuska to repair their dam due to the number of needed infrastructure improvements and increased costs of materials and construction.
The community will consult with an engineering firm and the OWRB to complete the proposed project. The project performance will be measured by the improvement in the condition rating of the dam, and therefore the reduction of risk to downstream communities and water customers.
ONGOING INVESTMENT AMOUNT
ONGOING INVESTMENT DESCRIPTION
ONGOING INVESTMENT REQUIRED
Able to continue operation without additional funding from the State of Oklahoma
Investments in Water, Sewer, and Broadband
Clean Water: Nonpoint Source
FEDERAL GRANT AMOUNT
FEDERAL GRANT DESCRIPTION
Municipal government entity
Data source: Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services / More information »