Oklahoma is among 23 states getting part of $124 million in USDA water improvement loans.
The northwest city of Buffalo received a loan in the amount of $4,590,000 to replace water lines. The new lines will increase the pipe size to provide more water and better pressure for the community of nearly 1,300. The project will also reduce the future cost of repairs and maintenance.
The system currently provides water to 588 residential and 89 business customers.
The town of McLouth, Kansas received a $1.3 million water loan while the town of Black Oak, Arkansas was given a $1.9 million loan.