PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, MAY 5 & 12, 2013.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO USE STREAM WATER
Notice is hereby given that Michael & Lotsee Spradling whose address is PO Box 434, Sand Springs, OK 74063 has filed an application, #2013-006, with the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (Board) for a permit to use a total of 512 acre-feet of stream water per year at a diversion rate not to exceed 970 gallons per minute from one of diversion on the Verdigris River located in the NW NW NW of Section 22 and three ponds located in the NE NE SW, NW NW SE and SE NE NE of Section 15, all in T20N, R15 EIM, Rogers County. The water is proposed to be used for irrigation of 128 acres (pecan trees) located as follows: 29 acs in the NE NE, 40 acs. In the W2 E2, 33 acs. in the SW SW and 26 acs. in the W2 of Section 15, T20N, R15EIM, Rogers County, as more specifically described in the application. Use of stream water is governed by Sections 105.1 and following of Title 82 of the Oklahoma Statutes and rules of the Board, Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC), Title 785, Chapter 20.
Protests to the application must be in writing and received by the Board at the address listed below and by the applicant at the address listed above no later than June 3, 2013, and containing the following: (1) name, address, and telephone number of the interested person; (2) the particular application number to which the protest relates; (3) specific information to show how approval of the application proposed may directly and adversely affect legally protected interests of the person following the protest; and (4) a statement of the relief sought by the interested person. A person who sends a letter containing only a general objection or comment will not be deemed to be a party, but the letter will be made part of the permanent record.
If a protest that meets the requirements listed in the paragraph above is filed with both the applicant and Board, a hearing on this application will be scheduled and the applicant and protestant(s) will be advised of the hearing date. Protestants or their representatives must appear at the hearing and present the protest to be considered. Hearings are governed by Section 309 of Title 75 and Section 105.11 of Title 82 of the Oklahoma Statutes, and the rules of Board, OAC Title 785, chapters 4 and 20. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Nell Brueggen at (405) 530-8800. Board mailing address: Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Planning & Management Division, 3800 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73118-2881. Board fax number: (405) 530-8900.
NOTE: All stream water use permits issued by the Board contain the condition and limitation that the use of stream water shall not interfere with domestic uses or existing appropriative rights.