Oklahoma Water Resources Board the Water Agency

Mission & Responsibilities

The mission of the OWRB is to protect and enhance the quality of life for Oklahomans by managing and improving the state’s water resources to ensure clean and reliable water supplies, a strong economy, and a safe and healthy environment.

Our primary duties and responsibilities include water use appropriation and permitting, water quality monitoring and standards, financial assistance for water/wastewater systems, dam safety, floodplain management, water supply planning, technical studies and research, and water resource mapping.

Strategic Plan

The updated 2016-2020 OWRB Strategic Plan is a dynamic, "living" document that not only provides direction for the agency, but demonstrates the substantial commitment and dedication of agency staff in providing safe and dependable water supplies for all Oklahomans, both today and in the future.

Comments or Site Problems

If you have any questions or comments regarding Water Board activities or programs, including problems with this Web site, we encourage you to contact the OWRB. For complaints, download and mail our citizen complaint form.


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Contact Us

Main Office

3800 N. Classen
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Phone: (405)530-8800
Fax: (405)530-8900

Tulsa Field Office

State Agencies Building
440 S. Houston, Room 2
Tulsa, OK 74127
Phone: (918)581-2924

McAlester Field Office

321 South 3rd St. Suite 5
McAlester, OK 74501
Phone: (918)426-5435

Woodward Field Office

2411 Williams Avenue, Suite 116
Woodward, OK 73801
Phone: (580)256-1014

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