Oklahoma Water Resources Board the Water Agency

Technical Reports & Publications

OWRB technical reports and publications are listed by topic and publication date below. Out of print publications may be available for loan from your public library.

Groundwater
Date
Hydrogeology and Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the Garber-Wellington Aquifer
2013
Hydrogeology and Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer
2011
Arbuckle-Simpson Hydrology Study Final Report to the US Bureau of Reclamation
2009
Hydroclimatic Reconstruction of the Arbuckle–Simpson Aquifer using Tree Rings
2009
Arbuckle-Simpson (FFY 2007) Hydrology Study Annual Report
2008
Arbuckle-Simpson (FFY 2006) Hydrology Study Annual Report
2007
Arbuckle-Simpson (FFY 2005) Hydrology Study Annual Report
2006
Hydrogeologic Investigation of the Ogallala Aquifer in Roger Mills & Beckham Counties, Western Oklahoma
2002
Update of the Hydrologic Survey of the Tillman Terrace Groundwater Basin, Southwest Oklahoma
2002
Impact of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations on Oklahoma City's Water Supplies
2002
Hydrogeologic Investigation Report of the Boone Groundwater Basin, Northeast Oklahoma
2001
Groundwater Levels in Observation Wells in Oklahoma, 1998-2000
2001
Hydrologic Report of the El Reno, Fairview, Isabella and Loyal Minor Groundwater Basins in Central Oklahoma
2000
Rapid Recharge of Parts of the High Plains Aquifer Indicated by a Reconnaissance Study in Oklahoma (OWRB/USGS)
2000
Water Flow in the High Plains Aquifer in Northwestern Oklahoma (OWRB/USGS)
2000
Groundwater Level Changes in Oklahoma, 1978-1998
1999
Hydrologic Report of the Woodbine, Marietia, and Texoma Minor Bedrock Groundwater Basins and the Haworth Terrace and Utile River Alluvial and Terrace Minor Groundwater Basins
1998
Statewide Groundwater Vulnerability Map of Oklahoma
1999
Vulnerability Assessment of Twelve Major Aquifers in Oklahoma
1998
Hydrologic Report of the SW Oklahoma Groundwater Basin in Caddo, Kiowa and Jackson Counties
1998
Groundwater Levels in Observation Wells in Oklahoma, 1994-1997
1998
Demonstration and Evaluation of Artificial Recharge to the Blaine Aquifer in Southwest Oklahoma
1997
Blaine-Gypsum Groundwater Recharge Demonstration Project Data Report
1997
Hydrologic Report of the Minor Groundwater Basins in Garfield,Grant and Kay Counties
1997
Hydrogeologic Report of the Northeastern Oklahoma Minor Groundwater Basin and the Neosho River Minor Groundwater Basins
1997
Hydrologic Report of the East-Central Oklahoma Minor Bedrock Groundwater Basin in Seminole, Hughes and Okfuskee Counties
1997
Hydrogeologic Report of the Pennsylvanian Minor Groundwater Basin and the Ashland Isolated Terrace Groundwater Basin in Coal, Pittsburg and Haskell Counties
1997
Hydrologic Report of the Minor Groundwater Basins in Nowata and Rogers Counties
1996
Hydrologic Report of the Minor Groundwater Basins in Comanche, Cotton and Tillman Counties
1996
Groundwater Levels in Observation Wells in Oklahoma, 1994
1995
Surface-Groundwater Study of the Alluvium and Terrace Aquifer of the Salt Fork of the Arkansas River and Saline Surface Water in North Oklahoma
1994
GroundwaterLevels in Observation Wells in Oklahoma, 1990
1990
Statistical Summary of Groundwater Quality Data: 1986-1988 and Proposed Groundwater Classification for the Major Groundwater Basins in Oklahoma
1990
Groundwater Quality Data for Oklahoma: 1986-1988
1989
Evaluation of Aquifer Performance and Water Supply Capabilities of the Isolated Terrace (Gerty Sand) in Garvin, McClain, and Pontotoc Counties
1987
Evaluation of Aquifer Permormance and Water Supply Capabilities of the Washita River Alluvium in Oklahoma
1984
Subsurface Migration of Oil and Gas Drilling Wastes from an Abandoned Strip Mine Pit, Gowen, Latimer County, Oklahoma
1983
Evaluation of Aquifer Performance and Water Supply Capabilities of the Elk City Aquifer in Washita, Beckham, Custer, and Roger Mills Counties, Oklahoma
1982
Evaluation of Aquifer Performance and Water Supply Capabilities of the Enid Isolated Terrace Aquifer in Garfield County, Oklahoma
1982
Evaluation of Aquifer Performance and Water Supply Capabilities of Alluvial and Terrace Deposits of the North Fork of the Red River in Beckham, Greer, Kiowa and Jackson Counties, Oklahoma
1980
An Investigation of Source of Gasoline Contamination of Water Wells in Renfrow, Oklahoma
1978
Geohydrology of the Oklahoma Panhandle: Beaver, Cimarron, and Texas Counties
1976
Water Resources Investigation 25-75 (Ogallala Aquifer, Oklahoma Panhandle)
1973
Groundwater in Terrace Deposits Central Beckham County
1965
Ground Water in the Alluvium Elk Creek Basin, Oklahoma
1965
Ground Water in the Alluvium of Otter Creek Basin, Oklahoma
1965
Ground Water in Alluvial Deposits - Washita Basin, Clinton to Anadarka, Oklahoma
1965
Groundwater Resources, Harmon and Parts of Greer and Jackson Counties, Oklahoma
1965
Ground Water Resources in Woodward County, Oklahoma
1965
Ground Water Resources of the Cimarron Terrace
1953
Ground Water Resources of Western Tillman County, Oklahoma
1953
 
Stream Water Availability Date
Hydrologic Investigation of the Upper Canadian River Basin
2009
Hydrologic Investigation of the Blue River (Stream System 1-6)
2008
2003
Hydrologic Investigation of the Red River Basin
1998
1998
1996
Hydrologic Investigation of the Cimarron River
1991
1991
1980
 
Water Quality Monitoring Date
Beneficial Use Monitoring Program Report
2013
Statewide Stream/River Probabilistic Monitoring Network for the State of Oklahoma from 2008-2011
2013
Oxbow Phase 2: Data Collection and Assessment of 25 Oxbows in Oklahoma
2012
In-Lake Treatment Analysis of Two Sensitive Water Supplies: Lake New Spiro and Lake Thunderbird
2011
Development of a Probability Survey Design for Lakes & Reservoirs, Final Report
2010
Monitoring in Support of TMDL Development in the Upper Kiamichi, Upper Little, and Upper Mountain Fork Watersheds
2010
Probabilistic Monitoring in the Illinois River Watershed to Determine Multi-Assemblage Biotic Condition and Stressor Relationships
2010
Implementation of a Stream/River Probabilistic Monitoring Network for the State of Oklahoma
2010
Implementation of a Stream/River Probabilistic Monitoring Network for the State of Oklahoma
2009
2005
Joint Arkansas/Oklahoma Scenic River Monitoring Proposal
2004
Oklahoma Surface Water Monitoring Strategy
2003
Oklahoma Water Watch Eufaula Chapter 1997-2002 Data Summary
2003
Oklahoma Water Watch Greater Tenkiller Area Association & Illinois River OWW Chapters 1997-2002 Data Summary
2003
Water Quality Monitoring Report for the Illinois River Basin, Arkansas-Oklahoma Compact
2003
2001
2001
2001
Standard Operating Procedures for Stream Assessments and Biological Collections Related to Biological Criteria in Oklahoma
1999
1988
1996
Water Quality Characteristics of Seepage and Runoff at Two Tailings Piles in the Picher Field, Ottawa County, Oklahoma
1983
Summary of Data Collected by Governor's Tar Creek Task Force Regarding Groundwater Discharge from Abandoned Lead and Zinc Mines of Ottawa County
1981
1979
 
 Lake Restoration
Thunderbird Water Quality Report (2013 Final Report)
2014
2013
Thunderbird Water Quality Report (2012)
2013
Thunderbird Water Quality SDOX Report (2011)
2012
Thunderbird Water Quality Report (2009)
2010
Creation of a Vegetated Wetland Throughout the Littoral Zone of Lake Stanley Draper
2009
Thunderbird Water Quality Report (2008)
2009
Thunderbird Water Quality Report (2007)
2008
Feasibility of Establishing Native Aquatic Plants in Grand Lake
2007
Segregating Water Quality Degradation of Grand Lake Between Tributaries and Land Use Features
2007
Thunderbird Water Quality Report (2006)
2007
Demonstration Project: Mitigation of Non-Point Source Impact To Littoral Zone Of Lake Carl Blackwell, Payne County, Oklahoma
2006
Thunderbird Hydraulic and Nutrient Budget (2005)
2006
Thunderbird Water Quality Report (2004)
2005
Thunderbird Pilot Plant Study (2003)
2004
Thunderbird Water Quality Report (2003)
2004
Thunderbird Algae Report (2003)
2004
Thunderbird Algae and Water Quality (2002)
2003
Thunderbird Shoreline Erosion Control Plan, Cleveland County, Oklahoma
2003
Wister Water Quality, Bathymetry, and Restoration Alternatives
2003
2002
2002
2001
2001
2000
1999
Phase 1 Diagnostic and Feasibility Study on Tenkiller Lake, Final Report
1996
Diagnostic and Feasibility Study of Grand Lake: Phase I, Clean Lakes Project
1995
1987
1984
1984
1984
1980
 
Water Quality Standards
Date
Guidance Document for the Development of Site-Specific Water Quality Criteria for Metals
2003
Guidance for Developing Site-Specific Minerals Criteria
2002
Unified Protocols for Beneficial Use Assignment for Oklahoma Wadable Streams
2001
1996
1996
1992
1987
1980
 1979
 
Bathymetric Surveys
Date
Hydrographic Survey of Coalgate City Lake
2009
Hydrographic Survey of Grand Lake
2009
Hydrographic Survey of Jean Neustadt and Scott King Lakes
2009
Hydrographic Survey of Lloyd Church Lake
2009
Hydrographic Survey of Meeker Lake
2009
Hydrographic Survey of Perry Lake
2009
Hydrographic Survey of W.R. Holway Reservoir
2009
Hydrographic Survey of Hudson Lake
2008
Hydrographic Survey of Arcadia Lake
2007
Hydrographic Survey of Dave Boyer (Walters) Lake
2006
Hydrographic Survey of Lawtonka Lake
2006
Hydrographic Survey of Okemah Lake
2006
Hydrographic Survey of Ellsworth Lake
2005
2004
 
Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan (OCWP)
Date
Public Water Supply System Planning Guide
2013
Water Conveyance Study
2013
2012 OCWP Update: Executive Report
2012
Financial Assessment of the OCWP: Drinking Water Infrastructure
2012
Financial Assessment of the OCWP: Wastewater Infrastructure
2012
Incorporating Climate Change into Water Supply Planning and Yield Studies
2012
Reservoir Viability Study
2012
Wastewater Infrastructure Needs Assessment by Region
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Beaver-Cache
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Blue-Boggy
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Central
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Eufaula
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Grand
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Lower Arkansas
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Lower Washita
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Middle Arkansas
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Panhandle
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Southeast
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Southwest
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: Upper Arkansas
2012
Watershed Planning Region Report: West Central
2012
Agricultural Water Issues & Recommendations
2011
Climate [Change] Impacts to Streamflow
2011
Conservation & Climate Change (Water Demand Addendum)
2011
Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Assessment by Region
2011
Floodplain Management Issues & Recommendations
2011
Instream Flow Issues & Recommendations
2011
Oklahoma Statewide Water Quality Trends Analysis
2011
Physical Water Supply Availability Report
2011
Tribal Water Issues & Recommendations
2011
Water Demand Forecast Report
2011
Water Policy & Related Recommendations for Oklahoma
2011
Water Quality Issues & Recommendations
2011
Water Supply Hot Spot Report
2011
Water Supply Permit Availability Report
2011
Artificial Aquifer Recharge Issues & Recommendations
2010
Climate Issues & Recommendations
2010
Conjunctive Water Management in Oklahoma and Other States
2010
Marginal Quality Water Issues & Recommendations
2010
River Basin Water Allocation Modeling Report
2010
Approach for Statewide Reservoir Yield Analysis
2009
Programmatic Workplan
2009
Provider Survey Summary Report
2009
1997
1980 Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan
1980
 
Drought
Date
Hydrologic Drought of Water Year 2011: A Historical Context
2012
Water Use in Oklahoma, 1950-2005
2009
Hydrologic Drought of Water Year 2006: A Historical Context
2007
Status Report: Joint State/Tribal Water Compact and Water Marketing Proposals
2002
Kiamichi River Basin Water Resources Development Plan
2000
My Water Well
1999
Conserving Oklahoma's Water
1998
Oklahoma Drought Management Plan
1997
Reported Water Use in Oklahoma (1985)
1986
Municipal Water Demand Study Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma
1984
Public Water Supply Conservation Guide
1981
Water Rates and Rate Structures in Oklahoma
1981
 
OWRB Annual/Status Reports
Date
2014 OWRB Status Document
2014
2013 OWRB Status Document
2013
2012 OWRB Status Document
2012
2011 OWRB Legislative Transition Document
2011
OWRB 2009 Annual Report
2010
OWRB 2008 Annual Report
2009
OWRB 2007 Annual Report
2008
OWRB 2005 Annual Report
2006
2003 OWRB Annual Report
2004
OWRB 2001 Annual Report
2002
1981
1976
Oklahoma's Water Resources, 1970
1970
 
Out of Print Publications
Date
Rural Water Systems in Oklahoma
1998
How to Plug Water Wells, Test Holes and Hand-Dug Wells
1994
Annual Report to the Governor and the 1st Session of the 32nd Legislature, 1969
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Water in Oklahoma
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Oklahoma's Water Resources, 1968
1968
Oklahoma's Water Resources, 1967
1967
Oklahoma's Water Resources, 1965
1965
Ground Water in Oklahoma
1965
Oklahoma's Water Resources, 1963
1963
Water for Oklahoma's Future
1962
Oklahoma's Water Resources, 1960
1960
Oklahoma's Water Resources, 1953
1953
Water, An Activity Report of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board
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Oklahoma's Water Atlas
1976
1974 Annual Report
1975
Oklahoma Water Resources Board's Annual Report, 1973
1974
1972 Annual Report: Behind Oklahoma's Water
1973
Oklahoma Water Resources Board Annual Report to the Governor and State Legislature, 1971
1972
1979 Annual Report
1980
1978 Annual Report
1978
Oklahoma Water Resources Board Annual Report, 1977
1978
Oklahoma Water Resources Board's Annual Report, 1976
1977
OWRB Annual Report, 1996
1997
Highlights '95. The Annual Report of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board
1996
Annual Report of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (The State's Water Agency), 1994
1995
Annual Report of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, 1993
1994
1992 Annual Report
1993
1991 Annual Report
1992
Oklahoma Water Atlas
1990
Oklahoma Water Resources Board Annual Report, 1988
1989
Oklahoma Water Resources Board Annual Report, 1986
1987
Oklahoma Water Resources Board Annual Report, 1983
1984
Oklahoma's Water Atlas
1984
Rural Water Systems in Oklahoma
1980


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