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  • ⚐ ☆ Area lakes ready, or not, for July 4 weekend July 1, 2015
    Oklahoma State Parks: Only two Oklahoma state parks are closed – Bernice and Hugo Lake , but others may have roads that are closed or other facilities that are not available. Check for updates at ... Nothing can elevate the soul, or sink it […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Official hopes reused drilling water can also help state's 'huge seismicity ... July 1, 2015
    INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. -- Oklahoma's top energy and environment official is hoping to turn two of the state's biggest problems into one big solution. The first challenge: the massive increase in earthquakes trembling the state, a p […]
  • ⚐ ☆ EPA Awards Oklahoma over $1.2 million to Reduce Water Contamination Risk in ... July 1, 2015
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently awarded the Oklahoma Corporation Conservation Commission $459,000 to respond to petroleum leaks from underground storage tanks (UST). The agency will also receive $809,000 to clean […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Clear Creek open for recreation again June 30, 2015
    Lakes Superintendent Rusty Smith takes down one of many “caution: blue-green algae” signs on Monday after a water sample test came back and showed Clear Creek Lake's cyanobacteria quantity well below worry mark levels. ... Oklahoma […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Mayor: Pipeline project progressing June 30, 2015
    He said the water coming from Kaw Lake will require more treatment than is required for the water coming from the wells. Shewey also has been part of the Northwest Oklahoma Water Action Team — which has worked to resolve water -related issu […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Oklahoma City-area community briefs June 30, 2015
    NORMAN — The deadline for entering Norman's Water's Worth It landscape contest is July 9. The award, sponsored by the city's Environmental Control Advisory Board, will be presented to a Norman resident for creative and attrac […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Rural community may finally taste clean water June 30, 2015
    Leaders in this city of about 2,200 people 40 miles south of Oklahoma City recount these and other struggles of 88 families who live in a rural portion of the community without regular access to ample, potable water . This week, after years […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Stagnant water major risk during West Nile season June 29, 2015
    Each summer marks the return of the West Nile virus in Oklahoma , and as several counties have reported the virus so far, OU students should be aware that stagnant water presents a major risk for spreading the virus. “Anywhere in the state, […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Why Duncan must restructure its water rates June 28, 2015
    A city has only a handful of revenue streams it can access, and typically in Oklahoma , money for a city's infrastructure comes from water utility rates and/or sales tax. Duncan's water rates are outdated and are significantly low […]
  • ☆ Park closures, flooded lakes put damper on business June 27, 2015
    NORMAN — Clear Bay Cafe is a fixture on the banks of Lake Thunderbird, about an hour's drive south of Oklahoma City. ... Co-owner Barry Moskowitz said the restaurant filled with three feet of water , which state officials report caused […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Oklahoma City-area community briefs June 27, 2015
    NORMAN — The city will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Municipal Building's council chambers, 201 W Gray St., to provide information and gather input regarding a compliance and monitoring plan for Lake Thunderbird. The […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Rural community may finally taste clean water June 26, 2015
    Leaders in this city of about 2,200 people 40 miles south of Oklahoma City recount these and other struggles of 88 families that live in a rural portion of the community without regular access to ample, potable water . This week, after year […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Delayed Federal Fracking Rules Affect Wells on Tribal Land in Oklahoma June 26, 2015
    Twenty states, including Oklahoma , already use the FracFocus website for frack fluid disclosures for wells on private and state land. The site is managed by the Oklahoma City-based Ground Water Protection Council and the Interstate Oil and […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Water planning and the future June 26, 2015
    “Remove northwest Oklahoma from the economic equation and they don't say those things because it may no longer be true,” he said. “(With recent rains) now we have excess water so what's going to happen with the next drought? Weath […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Receding Water Reveals Demise Of One Of Oklahoma's Oldest Bridges June 25, 2015
    Heavy rain from Tropical Depression Bill last week sent rivers and streams out of their banks in many parts of Oklahoma , but the worst of it was in the south-central part of the state. In Johnston County, the heavy rain swelled the Washita […]
  • ⚐ ☆ ODOT crews scrambling to fix flood-damaged roads June 23, 2015
    THIS GOES UNDERNEATH THE GROUND AND HELPS THE WATER TO DRINK UNDERNEATH THIS IS ABOUT 20 YEARS OLD THE FLOODING ALL THAT WATER CAUSING THIS TO COLLAPSE SO THE CREW IS TRYING TO REPLACE IT WITH ONE ... […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Part of highway collapses June 23, 2015
    ... Durant Democrat County road crews on Sunday evening examine damage to Highway 78 near the Red River bridge after the southbound crumbled. × ... Oklahoma Highway Patrolman Scott King was guarding the bridge Monday evening. When he arrive […]
  • ⚐ ☆ Lake Texoma continues to flood June 23, 2015
    OKLAHOMA CITY —While we are drying out already across central Oklahoma , it's a completely different story across southeastern parts of our state. Related. Highway closures across Oklahoma ... All the rain from the past few weeks and m […]
  • ⚐ ☆ UPDATE: Latest Oklahoma High-Water Road Closings June 22, 2015
    The Oklahoma Department of Transportation last updated this list at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, June 21. They remind residents to never drive into high water , to obey warning signs and barricades. To check current road conditions along Oklahoma Turn […]
  • ⚐ ☆ UPDATE: Latest Oklahoma High-Water Road Closings June 22, 2015
    TULSA, Oklahoma -. The following highways are closed due to high water . The Oklahoma Department of Transportation last updated this list at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, June 21. They remind residents to never drive into high water , to obey warning s […]
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