Is Oklahoma going to run out of water? - Article Photos 1/16

Scott Horner, chief plant operator at Edmond’s water treatment plant, stands above two large contact clarifiers Friday. Edmond treats about 5 million gallons of water per day from Arcadia Lake — and more in the summer. Edmond also draws on wells for a share of its drinking water and can buy drinking water from Oklahoma City as a secondary source. See related stories on Pages 12-13A. PHOTO BY PAUL HELLSTERN, THE OKLAHOMAN