Water Blogged

Follow ACOG's Professional Geologist John Harrington as he blogs about water in Central Oklahoma.

Water Resources

Water Resource Division Work Program ACOG's Water Resources Division helps local governments to maximize the use of ground and surface water resources. This includes planning, management, protection and research of potable water supplies. The Garber-Wellington...

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OWRB Plans in-Depth Study for Basin 51

Basin 51 is a “hot spot” in water resources terminology.  This watershed basin includes the area between Yukon and Watonga and is in the crosshairs for water shortage. As part of the Comprehensive Water Plan passed in 2012, the Oklahoma Water Resources Board has begun...

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Earthquakes Discussed at Logan County Town Hall Meeting

Over five hundred citizens at a Town Hall meeting last week had a chance to talk to the experts concerning the earthquakes in their neighborhoods.  Dr. Austin Holland from the Oklahoma Geological Survey and Tim Baker from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission both...

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EPA Annouces Funding for Municipalities

EPA is providing technical assistance grants to develop an integrated planning approach to meeting Clean Water Act requirements. EPA's Office of Wastewater Management is making available $335,000 in technical assistance for communities seeking technical support to...

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EPA Seeks to Enhance Transparency in Hydraulic Fracturing

The EPA has issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking concerning fracking operations in the oil and gas industry. In what is likely to be a highly scrutinized process, the Environmental Protection Agency is taking the first steps toward regulations that could...

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Three ACOG Communities Make CWSRF Project Priority List

The Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) will hold a public meeting to receive comments on the Draft FY 2015 Intended Use (Strategic) Plan and Draft FY 2015-19 Clean Water State Revolving Fund Project Priority List on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 10:30AM at 3800 North...

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ACOG Groundwater Seminar RESCHEDULED to March 13

Due to inclement weather our groundwater seminar has been postponed to a warmer month - March!ACOG and PEC will host the groundwater seminar on March 13 - at new time and place.  Hopefully we will be pass the prospects of subzero wind chill and icy roads by that...

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One More Battle in the Texas Water Wars

The annual guessing game for the Supreme Court docket is currently on and one of the cases may cover familiar ground. Although a Supreme Court decision for Oklahoma concerning water was handed down last spring, there is one more water case for Texas that must be...

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If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It

Last week was the annual World Water Week, a global conference hosted and organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991 and is an interesting bell weather...

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