Lawton hopes USDA will fund East Cache Creek and Medicine Creek watershed studies | News

Lawton metropolis officers hope the USDA will assist them fund flood prevention research of two of the town’s main uncooked water sources.

This week, metropolis council members agreed to permit metropolis workers to submit a funding request to the USDA for a watershed examine of East Cache Creek and Drugs Creek. Each cheeks are topic to huge flooding, mentioned Public Works Director Larry Woolcott, which is why the Metropolis of Lawton desires to do the research. The tip consequence, Wolcott mentioned, may assist determine options to flood issues, to incorporate constructions, diversion work, water retention areas, and lake gate operations.

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