“Del City Could Provide Oasis in Drought”

Del City is allotted water from Lake Thunderbird, but it relies on wells. So Norman is considering buying some of Del City’s Lake Thunderbird Allotment.


Norman began discussions with Del City and with the Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District, which manages the lake in September. By January, the matter had become crucial as COMCD asked the cities it supplies — Norman, Midwest City and Del City — to reduce their lake allotments by 10 percent. While a contract for a portion of Del City’s Thunderbird allotment will not solve all of Norman’s concerns about the summer’s water supply, it would help alleviate the effects of the 10 percent allotment reduction.

Read more at: normantranscript.com


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