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The Arbuckle-Simpson Hydrology Study

Arbuckle-Simpson Home Public Meeting Maximum Annual Yield Hearing


The Arbuckle-Simpson Maximum Annual Yield (MAY) hearing was held on May 15, 2012. The proposed order, prepared by the hearing examiner and issued October 3, 2013, was approved by the OWRB at its October 23, 2013, meeting. Associated documents and information are available below.

Board Order Determining the Maximum Annual Yield for the Arbuckle-Simpson Groundwater Basin (approved Oct. 23, 2013)

Hearing Examiner's Post-Hearing Order on Notice & Scheduling

Order on Evidentiary Matters Following Remand (issued Oct. 3, 2013)

Order on Remand (issued July 8, 2013)

Proposed Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Board Order Determining the Maximum Annual Yield for the Arbuckle-Simpson Groundwater Basin (issued Dec. 27, 2012)

Notice of Prehearing Conference & Hearing (issued March 26, 2012)

Formal Party Lists (Updated May 18, 2012):

Documents Presented at Prehearing Conference (Collectively from CPASA, City of Ada, Estate of Ida Sutton Williams, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation)

  1. Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer, EPA Sole Source Aquifer Final Determination
  2. The Arbuckle-Simpson Hydrology Study [also OWRB Exhibit 8]
  3. August 18, 2009 Meeting Questions and Comments
  4. Geochemical Investigation of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer [also OWRB Exhibit 3]
  5. Hydrogeology and Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer [also OWRB Exhibit 1]
  6. Determination of Maximum Annual Yield (OWRB)
  7. Impacts of Visitor Spending on the Local Economy: Chickasaw National Recreation Area, 2005
  8. 3D Geologic Model of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer
  9. Geochemistry of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer (USGS/OWRB)
  10. Active and Pending Groundwater Permits in the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer, August 2009 (OWRB)
  11. Groundwater Use in the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer (OWRB)
  12. Evaluation of Fracture Properties of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer
  13. Electrical Resistivity Imaging of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer
  14. Hydrogeology and Simulation of Groundwater Flow in Eastern Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer [also OWRB Exhibit 10]
  15. Arbuckle Simpson Aquifer Special Study Stream Water Management Network Model
  16. Modeling Ground-Water Flow with MODFLOW and Related Programs
  17. Oklahoma Law on Groundwater Allocation
  18. Arbuckle-Simpson Hydrology Study Final Report to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
  19. Analysis of Bit Cuttings, Wire-Line Logs and Flow Tests from a Deep Test Well in the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer, Johnston County (OSU)
  20. Characterization of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer (OSU)
  21. Estimating Selected Hydraulic Parameters of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer from the Analysis of Naturally-Induced Stresses (OSU)
  22. Senate Bill 288
  23. Instream Flow Assessment of Streams Draining the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer [also OWRB Exhibit 2]
  24. Instream Flow Assessment of Mill Creek, a Stream Draining the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer
  25. September 2009 Public Comments re Management of the Arbuckle Simpson Aquifer [also OWRB Exhibit 6Q]
  26. Depth Section Imaging For Portions of an Airborne Geophysical Survey of the Hunton Anticline
  27. Active and Pending Surface Water Permits in the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer Study Area, August 2009
  28. Arbuckle-Simpson Study Surface Water Technical Advisory Group Recommendations [also OWRB Exhibit 9]
  29. Hydroclimatic Reconstruction of the Arbuckle–Simpson Aquifer using Tree Rings
  30. Indicators of Hydrologic Alteration (IHA) Analysis of Selected Streams on the Arbuckle- Simpson Aquifer
  31. Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer Hydrology Study: Distributed Water Resources Assessment
  32. Water Use Permitting (OWRB)
  33. Analysis of Seismic Reflection Data from the Hunton Anticline
  34. The Arbuckle-Simpson Hydrology Study; Management and Protection of an Oklahoma Water Resource (OWRB)

Documents submitted by other parties at Prehearing Conference

Documents Received After the Pre-Hearing Conference

OWRB Exhibits for Maximum Annual Yield Prehearing Conference & Hearing

  1. Hydrogeology and Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer, South-Central Oklahoma
  2. Instream Flow Assessment of Streams Draining the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer
  3. Geochemical Investigation of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer, South-Central Oklahoma, 2004–06
  4. Presentation: Draft Tentative Determination, Arbuckle-Simpson Maximum Annual Yield
  5. Tentative Determination Of Maximum Annual Yield Of Groundwater From The Arbuckle-Simpson Groundwater Basin
  6. Comment Letters
    6A: Bill Clark
    6B: Bruce Noble, CNRA
    6C: Bill Holly, City of Sulphur
    6D: Kristopher Patton, Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge
    6E: Bruce Noble, CNRA
    6F: Dick Scalf, City of Ada
    6G: Dick Scalf, City of Ada
    6H: Amy Ford, CPASA, Municipalities
    6I: Petition, Citizens & Landowners
    6J: Clayton Jack
    6K: Oklahoma Farm Bureau, et al
    6L: Paul Warren
    6M: Dick Scalf, City of Ada
    6N: Lewis Parkhill, City of Tishomingo
    6O: Aamodt Law Firm/CPASA
    6P: Jerry Tomlinson, City of Durant
    6Q: Comments received in 2009
  7. Presentation: Oklahoma Law on Groundwater Allocation
  8. Presentation: The Arbuckle-Simpson Hydrology Study
  9. Presentation: Arbuckle Simpson Study Surface Water Technical Advisory Group Recommendations
  10. Presentation: Hydrogeology & Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the Eastern Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer

Exhibits, Documents, and Comments Received at the Hearing Held May 15-16, 2012

  1. OWRB Exhibit 11
  2. OWRB Exhibit 12
  3. National Park Service Exhibit 1
  4. National Park Service Exhibit 2
  5. National Park Service Exhibit 3
  6. National Park Service Exhibit 4
  7. National Park Service Exhibit 5
  8. US Fish & Wildlife Service Exhibit 1
  9. US Fish & Wildlife Service Exhibit 2
  10. US Fish & Wildlife Service Exhibit 3
  11. US Fish & Wildlife Service Exhibit 4
  12. CPASA Exhibit A
  13. CPASA Exhibit B
  14. Ranchers Exhibit 1
  15. Ranchers Exhibit 2
  16. Ranchers Exhibit 3
  17. OK Aggregates Association Exhibit 1
  18. OK Aggregates Association Exhibit 2
  19. Protestants Exhibit 1
  20. Protestants Exhibit 9
  21. Protestants Exhibit 10
  22. Protestants Exhibit 11
  23. Protestants Exhibit 12
  24. Protestants Exhibit 13
  25. Comment Letters
    25A: Amy Ford, CPASA, Municipalities
    25B: Chuck Roberts
    25C: City of Tishomingo
    25D: Dave Roberson, Murray Co. RWD #1
    25E: Kelly Hurt, Arbuckle Simpson Landowners Group
    25F: Ok Department of Wildlife Conservation
    25G: Oklahoma Farm Bureau
    25H: Royce Sliger
  26. Attendance Sheets from Hearing

Briefs & Comments Received After the Hearing


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