Texas and Oklahoma Reach Agreement on Water Pump

Texas and Oklahoma have averted another water squabble, at least for now.

Oklahoma says it will allow a North Texas water district to resume pumping water from Lake Texoma, even though some of the district’s pumps sit — just barely — inside Oklahoma territory. 

That’s according to a memorandum of understanding signed by Gov. Rick Perry and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin. The agreement, announced Monday, is the latest development in the nearly two centuries of debate over the exact whereabouts of Texas’ 540-mile border with Oklahoma, a saga whose latest chapter involves invasive mollusks, a lost map and an ...

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