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“Six Southwest Oklahoma Cities Ordered to Cut Usage of Waurika Lake”

Extreme drought persists in southwestern Oklahoma, and water levels in Waurika Lake are falling. Six nearby cities have been ordered to reduce their usage from the lake.

The Waurika Master Conservancy District Board approved the 10 percent cut Tuesday for cities that use Waurika Lake as a drinking water source. But three of those cities — Lawton, Walters and Temple — had already stopped using Waurika water because of a water line break … The other three cities that use Waurika Lake as a water source are Duncan, Comanche and Waurika. District Manager David Taylor tells The Lawton Constitution that the 10 percent cut goes into effect Sept. 1.

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