It’s up to the state to make sure Oklahoma’s lakes and rivers are safe, but budget cuts are threatening that mission.
A smaller version of what’s happening with the drought statewide can be seen in OKC.
She says it could take two years for the lake to fully recover. It’s 13 feet below normal, and has been since January.
OKC Water Utilities Trust says it’s getting more serious about enforcing conservation measures, and will propose some tough changes at a public hearing on Tuesday.