Nation's 2nd best rural water comes from Jefferson County - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Nation's 2nd best rural water comes from Jefferson County

Jefferson County RWD #1 took 2nd place in a national taste test. (Source Jefferson County RWD 1 Facebook) Jefferson County RWD #1 took 2nd place in a national taste test. (Source Jefferson County RWD 1 Facebook)

WASHINGTON, DC (KSWO) –Jefferson County Rural Water District #1 was recognized on a national level for the taste of their water.

The water district was named “best tasting” in Oklahoma April 2015. Now, for the first time in Oklahoma history, water from the Sooner State has placed at the National Rural Water Rally in Washington, DC.

The water district walked away with 2nd place in the national water taste contest.

The district uses a mix of approximately 95 percent well water and five percent is water coming from Waurika Lake.

Copyright 2016 KSWO. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

    UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:34:55 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:34:55 GMT

    With Britain's terrorism threat level at "critical," meaning a new attack may be imminent, police are racing to uncover the network around the suicide bomber.

    With Britain's terrorism threat level at "critical," meaning a new attack may be imminent, police are racing to uncover the network around the suicide bomber.

  • Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military

    Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military

    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:34:27 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:34:27 GMT

    President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.

    President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.

  • Oversight chair seeks more FBI documents in Russia probe

    Oversight chair seeks more FBI documents in Russia probe

    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:25:28 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:25:28 GMT
    The FBI says it needs more time to consider a request by Congress to turn over memos and other documents related to meetings between former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump.
    The FBI says it needs more time to consider a request by Congress to turn over memos and other documents related to meetings between former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump.
Powered by Frankly