“Water Released from Canton Lake on its Way to Oklahoma City”
Filed by KOSU News in State Impact.
January 31, 2013
The release of 30,000 acre-feet of water will help Oklahoma City replenish its municipal water supply at Lake Hefner, which is at a record low.
Rep. Mike Sanders also was critical of Oklahoma City’s decision to draw down on Canton Lake.
“Where has Oklahoma City been the last three years during this drought? Where is their water conservation plan? Lawns are still being watered in dead of winter. It makes no sense at all,” said Sanders, R-Kingfisher. “Failure of water management planning got them to this point. It was ill-advised to use reserve water first rather than a monitored drawdown of two-thirds full Lake Hefner.”
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