Thursday 31 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: water

Dry ideas

In the wake of a brutal drought, OKC officials consider water conservation efforts.


Clifton Adcock
Amid a two-year drought with no relief in sight, Oklahoma City is exploring further water conservation, including raising water rates if a customer exceeds normal usage.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Water and wishful thinking

Letters to the Editor

Ron Ferrell
I want to thank Oklahoma Gazette for featuring three important stories, in back-to-back issues, about our looming water crisis. Western Oklahoma hasn’t had measurable rain in about three years. Farm ponds are dry. Foss Lake is in crisis. Clinton is in dire water straits, and the list grows.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Range war

Residents near a proposed gun range fear what it will mean for the area’s watershed and wildlife.


Carol Cole-Frowe

Watershed, wildlife and noise concerns are among issues that residents in rural southeast Oklahoma City believe are reasons not to relocate a shooting range within a mile of their homes.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

A fine idea

OKC officials plan to increase fines that violate water rationing.


Tim Farley
Oklahoma City residents who violate a mandatory water-restriction plan could soon find themselves paying a big fine.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

OKC, get serious about water conservation


David Ocamb

It’s often said you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. In terms of resources, nothing could be closer to the truth. Oklahoma is blessed with many resources — resources that have helped us build Oklahoma City from the desolate ghost town I remember as a child, during the oil bust, into one of our country’s best-kept secrets for quality of life.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013