StateImpact Oklahoma
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Wed February 27, 2013

Troubled Water: A Deep Dive Into Oklahoma’s Most Precious Resource

In January, Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner recorded its lowest lake level in its 66-year history.
Credit Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

In many ways, the history of Oklahoma is a story of water. Our geography is drawn by rivers and streams. And our cultural legacy is informed by drought.

History, money and consumption have shaped Oklahoma water policy. Here’s a look at the role each part plays in the plan policymakers are writing to protect what former governor and U.S. senator Robert S. Kerr called, the state’s “most blessed resource.”

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