“City May Need Stricter Water Restrictions”

The City of Duncan is facing dwindling lake levels and is considering additional water restrictions, and officials are considering proposing a sales tax to fund water infrastructure.


Even though rainfall increased last year, Duncan’s main water source, Waurika Lake, stands at 41.8 percent capaity while Lake Fuqua is at 47 percent and Lake Humphreys is at 48 percent, Brown said. By the end of September last year, the city water restrictions to Stage 3, which reduced outside watering to a set time table Wednesdays and Saturdays. Through the end of February, people can water outside between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on those two days. Beginning in March, the times will change from midnight to 9 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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