News from Moore

  • Important Information about your Drinking Water

    Our water system recently violated a drinking water standard.  Although this is not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened, what you should do, and what we are doing to correct this situation.

    We routinely monitor for the presence of drinking water contaminants.  Testing results for a 12 month average (2011/2012) for  Well #10 show an arsenic level of 0.012mg/L, This amount exceed the standard or maximum contaminant level (MCL) for arsenic.  The standard for arsenic is 0.010mg/L or 10 ppb (parts per billion). Read More » about Important Information about your Drinking Water

  • Moore Continues to Grow

    The latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau ranks Moore 89th in the nation in population increase from 2010-2011. Moore, with an increase of 1,234 people (or 2.1 percent), was the only Oklahoma city included in the burea's national ranking of 100 cities experiencing the most growth (50,000-plus population cities only). Read More » about Moore Continues to Grow

  • Gary Bird Appointed Moore Fire Chief

    June 22, 2012 - Moore’s City Manager, Steve Eddy, has appointed Gary Bird as the Moore Fire Chief, effective June 30, 2012.   Chief Bird fills the position that was vacated by Chief Charles Stephens who will retire on June 29th after 32 years of service with the City of Moore.   

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  • Crime Stoppers of Moore

    Crime Stoppers of Moore, Inc. is a non-profit organization led by citizens against crime. The program offers cash rewards of up to $1000 to persons providing information that leads to the felony arrest of criminals and fugitives. Callers can remain anonymous.

    You can submit information regarding any crime by telephone at 405-793-5160, online or by text.  All tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1000.00. Visit the website at Read More » about Crime Stoppers of Moore

  • Moore Fire Department Rescues Duck Family

    On Sunday May 20th the Moore Fire Department jumped into action to save a family of Ducks from a storm drain near Furrs Fresh Buffet.  Click on the link below to see a series of photographs from the event.  Read More » about Moore Fire Department Rescues Duck Family

  • City Council Approves Parks Master Plan

    The Moore City Council approved the Parks Master Plan on February 6th.  The plan gives staff a framework to work within and plans can now be made for implementation.  Funding sources will have to be found for many of the projects but many items are already in the works.  Citizens will see improvements in many city parks and a Championship Disc Golf Course should open in Little River Park by the end of the year.  The master plan is available to view by clicking the link below.  Read More » about City Council Approves Parks Master Plan

  • Safe Room Rebate Program Update

    Many of you know that the State has selected their first round of safe room rebate program participants last week.  This has prompted many queries about the status of our Moore program.

    While we here in Moore used the State’s registration process, these are two completely separate programs. Read More » about Safe Room Rebate Program Update

  • Old Town Moore

    Moore was founded during the land-run of 1889. The early settlers came on train, horseback, wagons, and some, on foot. According to local historians, the town's original name was "Verbeck" as designated by the railroad company. However, a railroad employee named Al Moore, reported to be either a conductor or a brakeman, lived in a boxcar at the camp and had difficulty receiving his mail. He painted his name - "Moore" - on a board and nailed it on the boxcar. When a postmaster was appointed, he continued to call the settlement Moore. Read More » about Old Town Moore

  • Recycle Moore


    MONDAY – SATURDAY    9 A.M. – 3 P.M.
    SUNDAY 1 – 5 P.M.
    GATES ARE OPEN 24/7 

    PHONE NUMBER:     405-793-4373

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