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Study recommends improvements to Tulsa-area levee system

 

September 18, 2019



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed a $160 million plan to shore up levees around Oklahoma's second largest city that have been weakened by periodic flooding.

The Corps released a feasibility study Monday that recommends altering existing levees and rebuilding pump stations to protect lives and property served by the 75-year-old Tulsa-West Tulsa Levee System.

The Corps is required to complete a study of U.S. levees by September 2020, but city and state officials wanted the study expedited after hundreds of homes and business were inundated during historic flo...



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