Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas

PBS Newshour: Drilling Deeper to Find Water

One popular solution to running low on water? Drill a well. In Texas alone, there are an estimated million of them.

But with the extreme Texas drought stressing aquifers, while more and more people are sucking water out of them, many wells have ended up being too shallow. In its latest report on the drought – done in collaboration with StateImpact Texas – PBS Newshour looks at how companies that drill wells are keeping busy digging deeper and adding storage tanks for their customers.

Watch the report above or read the full story at PBS Newshour.


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