Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas

In Texas, Long Lines for Private Water Wells

Kate Galbraith with our friends at the Texas Tribune reports on a surging demand for private water wells:

As the most intense drought in state history drags on, plenty of Texans are waiting for months to have such wells drilled, fearful that their municipalities could impose stricter limits on water use. But this increased demand is causing concerns that groundwater in some places will start drying up, and regulators are working on rules to maintain certain groundwater levels.

Read more at: www.texastribune.org

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