Many residents in central Arkansas have been concerned after hearing Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announce there is oil in Lake Conway as a result of the ExxonMobil pipeline rupture in Mayflower.
One of the many questions this raises is, “What does this mean for our drinking water supply?”
John Tynan is Watershed Protection Manager with Central Arkansas Water, which provides drinking water for about 400,000 people in area.
“We have two sources of [water] supply: Lake Maumelle and Lake Winona. Lake Conway, which is