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A Basis in Sound Science

"We started these discussions and negotiations five years ago knowing full well that science and data were going to have to drive the decisions that we make. It's not an exaggeration to say that we assembled the best and brightest scientists, engineers, modelers, hydrologists, with which to build the data and information that we needed to make decisions about the long term management of the water resources of Southeast Oklahoma. It was sound science, the best science that we could assemble that drove the decisions that we made."

J.D. Strong
Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board

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"I am so very pleased that after years of work, we have collaborated, we've discussed, we've come together with a solution that works well for everyone—For all Oklahomans, for the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations, for the city of Oklahoma City and the state of Oklahoma."

Governor Mary Fallin

State of Oklahoma