2025 State Water Plan - Public Input Meetings

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Round 3 Begins Next Week!

The Oklahoma Water Resources Board is pleased to announce the third in a series of stakeholder input meetings, at locations across the state, focused on the 2025 update of Oklahoma’s Comprehensive Water Plan (OCWP). While anyone may attend, we request participation from local officials, water utility suppliers, regulated industry, commercial agricultural producers, economic development entities, and representing organizations. 

Round 3 Focus Points

  • updated local water supply and demand projections thru 2075,
  • water quality trends
  • drilling down on local issues.

*Round 3 in-person meetings will be held from 1:00 - 4:00 pm as follows:

April 15 | SW - Quartz Mountain State Park Lodge,
                    22469 Lodge Rd., Lone Wolf, OK 73655  |  Lodge Ballroom (map)
                    Present data on the West Central, Southwest, Beaver-Cache, and Lower Washita Planning Regions

April 16 | SE - Choctaw Nation: Antlers Community Center, SW 2nd St., Antlers, OK 74523
                    Present data on the Blue-Boggy and Southeast OCWP Planning Regions

April 18 | NW - High Plains Technology Center, 3921 34th St., Woodward, OK 73801
                    Present data on Panhandle OCWP Planning Region

April 19 | NE – OSU-Tulsa, 700 N Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, OK 74106   
                    North Hall (BS Roberts Rm -#151)  (campus map)
                    Present data on the Middle Arkansas, Grand, Eufaula, and Lower Arkansas OCWP Planning Regions

   May 3 | Central – Aloft,  209 N Walnut Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104 (Aloft Parking Garage FREE for participants)
                     Present data on the Upper Arkansas and Central OCWP Planning Regions

   Virtual | April 22,   10:00 am - noon - Can't make other meetings? - statewide - Join us online here!

Future Rounds will be held in other locations TBA

AGENDA (detailed Agenda will be posted on our Public Meetings page later this week)

  • Provide a general OCWP update.
  • Provide state and region summaries of water demand, water supply, and water quality data. Regions to be covered in each meeting are identified above.
  • Facilitate up to four concurrent breakout sessions to present regional level data and discuss local challenges.
          Regions to be covered in each meeting are identified above.
  • Provide summary of each breakout group’s discussion.
  • Discuss upcoming OCWP activities.

Missed the Previous meetings? or just want to refresh your memory? Summaries of Round 1 and 2 can be found on OWRB's water planning web page under the Public Meetings link.

We look forward to seeing you all again and meeting new water enthusiasts!

Owen Mills
Director of Water Planning, OWRB

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