The reservoir team would like to develop the land around the reservoir as a gathering place and an amenity with lots of attractions that people would like to go to. This would include water use amenities such as boating, swimming, and the possibly of water slides and other attractions such as climbing walls, bike trails, and splash pads.
In May of 2014, the Southwest Oklahoma Water Action Plan identified the reservoir rehabilitation as a recommended action to enhance the existing water supply. The city of Altus owns 36 acres along the northern edge of the reservoir, and 27 acres along the southern edge. The city of Altus has sent out a request for