Medical marijuana impacting rural water systems

9/5/21–Representatives from the Oklahoma Rural Water Association presented to the House Ag Committee information and recommendations regarding how high-use grow houses are impacting rural water systems. According to Sheldon Tatum, system manager for Hughes County RWD No. 6, “These grow houses and their sudden high demand for water puts stress on our aging infrastructure. We must make investments in order to continue to supply Oklahomans in rural and small communities with quality water and other services.” Read