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“Oklahoma City Water Woes a Concern for Norman

Lake Thunderbird, Norman’s main source of water, continues to suffer the effects of drought. Norman has a contract to use Oklahoma City water, but only if there’s enough available. That’s far from a guarantee with drought also depleting lakes Oklahoma City relies on.


COMCD (Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District), which manages Thunderbird, is negotiating to tap OKC’s Atoka line. That line brings raw water to OKC from southeast Oklahoma and is more expensive for OKC than using water from Canton Lake.

Read more at: normantranscript.com


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