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Amy Anne Ford, President Citizens for the Protection of the Arbuckle Simpson Aquifer (CPASA)CPASA, TOWN HALL MEETING, MAY ...
The birthplace of our water supply
City of Ada          Tupelo PWACity of Ardmore      West DavisCity of Durant       Town of Ratliff CityCity of Sulphur    ...
Bryan Co. RWD #2      Pontotoc Co. RWDBryan Co. RWD #5      #9Garvin Co. RWD #6     Buckhorn RWDJohnston Co. RWD #3   Sout...
Turner Falls       Falls Creek Baptist CampChickasaw National Recreation Area    Slipper Falls Boy Scout CampBlue River Hu...
Background  • Designated in 1989 by the    Environmental Protection Agency    (EPA) as a Sole Source Aquifer    • The "sol...
How it all started……  In 2002, large landowners over the  Arbuckle submitted an application for a  groundwater permit to t...
Passed by the legislature in 2003 Only applicable to a Sole Source Aquifer          (i.e. the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer) Fo...
Continued……Most importantly, Required a comprehensive study be conducted to determine the Maximum Annual Yield (MAY)
Continued…… Comprehensive Study    The Oklahoma Water Resource Board    U.S. Geological Survey    The University of Oklaho...
Amy Ford Cpasa Town Hall Presentation   Past
Amy Ford Cpasa Town Hall Presentation   Past
Amy Ford Cpasa Town Hall Presentation   Past
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  1. 1. Amy Anne Ford, President Citizens for the Protection of the Arbuckle Simpson Aquifer (CPASA)CPASA, TOWN HALL MEETING, MAY 3rd, 2012
  2. 2. The birthplace of our water supply
  3. 3. City of Ada Tupelo PWACity of Ardmore West DavisCity of Durant Town of Ratliff CityCity of Sulphur RoffCity of Tishomingo DoughertyCity of Wynnewood Mill Creek
  4. 4. Bryan Co. RWD #2 Pontotoc Co. RWDBryan Co. RWD #5 #9Garvin Co. RWD #6 Buckhorn RWDJohnston Co. RWD #3 SouthernMurray Co. RWD #1 Oklahoma Water Corp.Pontotoc Co. RWD #7 Tupelo PWAPontotoc Co. RWD #8
  5. 5. Turner Falls Falls Creek Baptist CampChickasaw National Recreation Area Slipper Falls Boy Scout CampBlue River Hunting and Fishing Area
  6. 6. Background • Designated in 1989 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Sole Source Aquifer • The "sole or principal” source of drinking water for an area • No viable alternative water source
  7. 7. How it all started…… In 2002, large landowners over the Arbuckle submitted an application for a groundwater permit to the OWRB for 80,000 acre-feet per year Plan to construct $200 Million pipeline to supply water to a group of communities in central Oklahoma
  8. 8. Passed by the legislature in 2003 Only applicable to a Sole Source Aquifer (i.e. the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer) For the first time in Oklahoma law – Recognized the interconnection between groundwater and surface water (Impact of groundwater withdrawals on streams and springs)
  9. 9. Continued……Most importantly, Required a comprehensive study be conducted to determine the Maximum Annual Yield (MAY)
  10. 10. Continued…… Comprehensive Study The Oklahoma Water Resource Board U.S. Geological Survey The University of Oklahoma Oklahoma State University The Bureau of Reclamation 5 Year and $5 Million dollars plus Maximum Annual Yield has been determined
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