Watershed Planning Region
The Central Region encompasses 10,142 square miles in central Oklahoma and is supplied by five major rivers: the Canadian, Cimarron, Little, Deep Fork, and North Canadian.
The Central Region accounts for 18% of the stateís total water demand. Surface water supplies are used to meet about 56% of the regionís demand. The largest demand sectors are Municipal and Industrial (62%), Crop Irrigation (17%), and Thermoelectric Power (11%).
By 2060, this region is projected to have a total demand of 442,890 acre-feet per year (AFY), an increase of approximately 107,250 AFY (32%) from 2010.
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