How Much is Too Much?
Who Owns it and Who Wants It
Although Ada has enjoyed fresh and clean water for decades, communities northwest of Ada have not been so fortunate. Seven of those communities are trying to change their situation and have formed the Central Oklahoma Water Resource Authority which has an agreement with an Oklahoma City company called PESA LLC.
Alternative Water Supply?
Are There Ample Supplies?
During the drought of the 1950's, the city did several studies of the water situation and in 1959 passed a $1.5 million bond issue to drill three wells directly into the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer and to improve the pipeline from Byrd's Mill to Ada, making it more efficient. A booster station was also added.