Claremore Daily Progress

December 4, 2013

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO USE STREAM WATER

Staff Writer
Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE —

Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, DECEMBER 4 & 11, 2013.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO USE STREAM WATER

Notice is hereby given that Heartland Properties, L.L.C. c/o Don Brown whose address is 25356 South 4170 Road, Claremore, OK 74019 has filed an application, #2013-033, with the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (Board) for a permit to use a total of 300 acre-feet of stream water per year at a diversion rate not to exceed 500 gallons per minute from one point of diversion on Dog Creek located as follows: SE SW NW of Section 3, T20N, R16EIM, Rogers County.  The water is proposed to be used for recreation purposes and wetland enhancement on 80 acres located as follows: N2 of Section 3, T20N, R16EIM, 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 December 30, 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.