Oklahoma has experienced a moderate to severe drought over the past three years. The City of Stillwater stated February 4, 2013 that the Kaw Reservoir (where the city gets most of its water) is 99.6 percent full, meaning residents of Stillwater shouldn’t worry about having shortages this summer.
However, the outlying farming and ranching communities seem to be suffering the most. Students at OSU may feel as though the loss of these crops may not affect them directly, but it does. Students can do their part to conserve water during this period of drought for the betterment of all. Watch this video for more.