Oklahoma Water Resources Center

Water Use/Re-use Technology in Agriculture


Turning Waste into a Resource (by Trisha Gedon in the Fall 2015 issue of The Division Triangle)

OSU and City of Chickasha Exploring Opportunities of Recycling Water for Irrigation (April 29, 2015)




Dr. Hailin Zhang began a new project in 2016:  Evaluating the Reuse of Swine Lagoon Effluent and Recycled Municipal Water for Agricultural Production.

STW LCB irrigation

Agronomy Research Station: Irrigation from Lake Carl Blackwell


Center-pivot systems are being used on peanuts, cotton, and wheat at the Caddo Research Station near Ft. Cobb.


Irrigation studies are underway at the Southwest Agronomy Research Station near Tipton.



Wes Watkins Research and Extension Center in Lane: Irrigating with pond water


Oklahoma Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Goodwell:
 - Recycling swine effluent
 - Drip tape irrigation using swine effluent
 - Land application of City of Goodwell lagoon


Staff at the Southwest Research and Extension Center near Altus are using water purchased from Lake Lugert and recycling tailwater.

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