A smaller version of what’s happening with the drought statewide can be seen in OKC.
Most of western Oklahoma is in its fifth year of drought with still no end in sight.
One of the biggest complaints StateImpact has heard from residents in Canton and southeast Oklahoma: Oklahoma City should conserve the water it has before taking it from them.
She says it could take two years for the lake to fully recover. It’s 13 feet below normal, and has been since January.