In addition, the raw water is less expensive than buying treated water from Oklahoma City. The need for treated water on an emergency basis, however, is another problem the city may face in hot weather.
For now, the Del City contract is one part of what will be a diversified portfolio for Norman’s solution to the drought.
The Norman City Council also will discuss curbside recycling and the outdoor warning system at today’s 5:30 p.m. non-voting City Council Study Session. The meeting is open to the public.