Oklahoma Water Resources Center

Ponds & Reservoirs

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Shallow water reservoirs and farm ponds can lose huge amounts of water due to direct evaporation, especially under hot and dry weather conditions. [more...]

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Pond owners and youth are educated about proper pond management through county extension offices.
(Dr. Marley Beem - Natural Resource Ecology & Management)

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(Dr. Marley Beem - Natural Resource Ecology & Management)
 - View a presentation | video
  - Read the article Freeze-Proof Tanks as a Dependable Replacement to Pond Watering (by Jonathan Anthony, Water Center staff writer)

 

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Cross Timbers Experiment Range Station near Stillwater:
- Cattle exclusion from ponds for improved water quality, reduced erosion
- Impacts of land management on watersheds

 

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Associated Pages:

Drought on the Ranch

 

Extension Services

 

Fisheries Management

 

Recreational Value

 

Waste and Nutrient Management 

 

Related Sites:

"Managing Oklahoma Ponds" is on Facebook.

 

Oklahoma Invasive Species

 


External Resources:

Oklahoma's Problem Species (Oklahoma Invasive Plant Council)

 

Noxious Aquatic Plants (Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation)

 

Pond Assistance (Oklahoma Natural Resources Conservation Service)

 

Local Service Centers (NRCS)

 

Dam Safety (Oklahoma Water Resources Board)