Cushing Lake closed due to dam breach

Cushing Lake closed due to dam breach

CUSHING, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Cushing city officials and police announced Sunday that Cushing Lake is closed until further notice due to a breach at the dam.
  • The breach happened in the concrete under the surface and is allowing water to pass through unrestricted. However, the water is under control and there has not been a complete dam failure.
  • Multiple agencies are monitoring the situation and have notified property owners north of the dam in case any precautions need to be taken. Officials said the area is mostly fields and livestock.

Cushing Lake Closed This afternoon City officials and other public safety officials are continuing to monitor a...

Posted by City of Cushing - City Government on Sunday, August 18, 2019

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