Tag Archives: Oklahoma

Wind energy is not a sustainable technology

American Electric Power Co. said Friday that it is scrapping plans to develop one of the largest wind farms in the U.S., a day after the project was rejected by Texas regulators. click here

Lake Turnover Causes Severe Taste and Odor Problems

“As hot days become cool nights in the Fall, water from the bottom of Lake Thunderbird rises to the top. It’s a process called “turning over,” now several Norman-ites are turning away from H20.st tastes terrible when this happens. But believe it or not the can still be safe to drink.” click here

 

Red worms found in Oklahoma town water supply

“Beating the late-summer heat isn’t as easy as running to the sink in one northeast Oklahoma town, as residents there are being asked not to drink tap water after red worms were found in the filtering system.”

“The worms — ranging from a half-inch to an inch long — showed up earlier this week in the drinking water supply in Colcord, a small town about 80 miles east of Tulsa.”

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Okmulgee (OK) fights brown water problem…

“Okmulgee residents are complaining about their water, it’s brown.  The city said it is safe to drink but people are unsatisfied. ”  Click here for news article…..

Tulsa (OK) moves ahead with chloramine disinfection….

Not everyone believes that using chloramines is so bad. Click here for the news article….

Tulsa, Oklahoma begins chloramine treatment

Tulsa’s water treatment plant will start adding chloramine to disinfect the water supply in addition to chlorine. The city changed to meet higher standards for disinfection byproducts in drinking water. Click here for news article….

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma gets loans for water plant

$64,755,000 from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) and $1.32 million in local funds……good for Broken Arrow, but nationally these loan programs are financially unsustainable for the rest of us to the degree that federal funds are required for capitalization……click here

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