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WATER: Congressional Representation to Protect a Precious Resource

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“A man regulating irrigation waters in a field of maturing cotton located on the W.C. Austin Project, 1970,” John N. “Happy” Camp Collection, Photograph Series, Box 8, Item 821, Carl Albert Congressional Archives.

WATER: Congressional Representation to Protect a Precious Resource

This exhibit tells the stories of many of Oklahoma’s dams, reservoirs, and rivers through the lens of legislation and the members of Congress that worked to protect our state’s water in the past and today. 

Online Materials

Interested in viewing the exhibit online? Curious to hear more about the topics featured in the exhibit? The resources below allow you to take an audio tour of the panels, in addition to downloading exhibit panels themselves.

Curricular Materials for Educators

Middle-school and high-school educators are encouraged to use these lessons plans in their classrooms. Certified teachers have crafted the materials so that they adhere to appropriate Oklahoma Academic Standards.

Follow the Exhibit's Journey Through Oklahoma

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Dive Deeper

            Take our water quiz

            Find the materials that were used to make the exhibit

           Read about Oklahoma's comprehensive water plan

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           It's as easy as filling out the form and mailing it in!