On Jan. 18, 2023, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Commission approved $13,244,307 for three water and wastewater projects serving more than 226,000 Arkansans. The projects are as follows:
- Lonoke White Public Water Authority, Cleburne County, received a $12,970,441 loan from the Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund to construct a 1-million-gallon water storage tank. The current customer base for this project is 101,000.
- Town of Imboden, Lawrence County, received a $170,866 loan from the Water, Sewer and Solid Waste Fund to improve the wastewater treatment plant. The current customer base for this project is 340.
- Central Arkansas Water, Pulaski County, received a $103,000 loan from the Water Development Fund for the CAW-Wrightsville project. The current customer base for this project is 125,000.
More information about the Natural Resource Division’s water and wastewater programs can be found at agriculture.arkansas.gov/natural-resources/divisions/water-development/water-and-wastewater-funding/.