water http://kgou.org en Federal Money Flows To Oklahoma For Water Infrastructure Fixes http://kgou.org/post/federal-money-flows-oklahoma-water-infrastructure-fixes <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Over the past week, Oklahoma has secured more than $37 million in federal funding for dam improvements across the state and for water system repairs in communities with aging pipes and treatment plants.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:14:00 +0000 Logan Layden 33966 at http://kgou.org Federal Money Flows To Oklahoma For Water Infrastructure Fixes Oklahoma Granted $26 million In Federal Dollars For Watershed Program http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-granted-26-million-federal-dollars-watershed-program <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 22.69499969482422px;">Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller announced Friday that Oklahoma will be receiving $26 million of the $262 million federal dollars that are being allotted for dam rehabilitation. This appropriation was achieved through the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.</span></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:13:53 +0000 eCapitol 33855 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Granted $26 million In Federal Dollars For Watershed Program Officials To Study Oklahoma Water Shortage Solutions http://kgou.org/post/officials-study-oklahoma-water-shortage-solutions <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://www.owrb.ok.gov/supply/ocwp/pdf_ocwp/WaterPlanUpdate/OCWP_BasinsRegions.pdf" width="590"></iframe></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Water</font>&nbsp;Resources Board is planning in-depth studies to prevent&nbsp;<font color="red">water</font>&nbsp;supply shortages in western&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:21:00 +0000 Associated Press 33658 at http://kgou.org Why The OKC Coalition To Pump Water From Southeast Oklahoma Fell Apart http://kgou.org/post/why-okc-coalition-pump-water-southeast-oklahoma-fell-apart <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Oklahoma City has been&nbsp;<a href="http://www.okc.gov/agendapub/cache/2/0yjkixbwz3rofwzv3hfnyy45/151799307172014063759127.PDF" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;" target="_blank" title="OKClink">pumping water out</a>&nbsp;of southeast Oklahoma along the Atoka pipeline for 50 years. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:41:47 +0000 Logan Layden 33573 at http://kgou.org Why The OKC Coalition To Pump Water From Southeast Oklahoma Fell Apart Oklahoma Drought Easing In The West, Intensifying In The East http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-drought-easing-west-intensifying-east <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">All the recent wet weather in western Oklahoma has put a big dent in the severity of the ongoing drought there.</span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:08:00 +0000 Logan Layden 32831 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Drought Easing In The West, Intensifying In The East Why Norman Is The Only Oklahoma Town Where Citizens Control the Price of Water http://kgou.org/post/why-norman-only-oklahoma-town-where-citizens-control-price-water <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Norman is the&nbsp;<a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2014/06/19/normans-choice-wastewater-reuse-or-reliance-on-oklahoma-citys-pipelines/" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;" target="_blank" title="StateImpactLink">only city in Oklahoma</a>&nbsp;where utility rates are determined by a vote of the peopl Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:36:00 +0000 Logan Layden 32131 at http://kgou.org Why Norman Is The Only Oklahoma Town Where Citizens Control the Price of Water Study: Climate Change Challenges Oklahoma’s Temperature-Sensitive Economy http://kgou.org/post/study-climate-change-challenges-oklahoma-s-temperature-sensitive-economy-0 <p>Future temperature changes pose serious risks to the climate-sensitive agricultural and energy industries in Oklahoma and other Great Plains states, a new study on the business and economic effects of climate change concludes.</p><p></p><p><iframe height="450" src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/06/ok-avgsumtemp.gif" width="590"></iframe></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:10:31 +0000 Joe Wertz 32125 at http://kgou.org Norman Voters Will Still Decide Water Rates As Charter Change Gets Rejected http://kgou.org/post/norman-voters-will-still-decide-water-rates-charter-change-gets-rejected <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Norman is the only city in Oklahoma where water rate increases require a vote of the public. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:43:00 +0000 Logan Layden 31656 at http://kgou.org Norman Voters Will Still Decide Water Rates As Charter Change Gets Rejected Norman’s Choice: Wastewater Reuse Or Reliance On Oklahoma City’s Pipelines http://kgou.org/post/norman-s-choice-wastewater-reuse-or-reliance-oklahoma-city-s-pipelines <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Oklahoma’s third largest city is at a water crossroads.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:27:00 +0000 Logan Layden 31651 at http://kgou.org Norman’s Choice: Wastewater Reuse Or Reliance On Oklahoma City’s Pipelines The Unique Way Norman Sets Its Water, Sewer Rates Could Be Changing http://kgou.org/post/unique-way-norman-sets-its-water-sewer-rates-could-be-changing <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Norman is the&nbsp;<a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2014/04/16/oks-largest-water-loan-goes-to-norman-to-fix-stressed-stinky-treatment-plant/" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;" title="StateImpactLink">only city in Oklahoma</a>&nbsp;that requires water rate increases to be approved through a vote of Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:03:01 +0000 Logan Layden 31499 at http://kgou.org The Unique Way Norman Sets Its Water, Sewer Rates Could Be Changing