Posts Tagged: drought

Groundwater regulations coming

Drought-stricken counties are forming a new water district to protect groundwater with price and regulations. Groundwater district in works to protect water source | water, district, source – Odessa American Online. “City of Kermit Director of Public Works John Sheppard said since the drought of 2011, the city never had to use water restrictions. The… Read more »

Groundwater drying up in Texas

That Sinking Feeling About Groundwater in Texas – News Watch. The High Plains Water District, based in Lubbock, recently reported that the 2011-12 drought drove groundwater levels in its sixteen-county service area to drop an average of 2.56 feet (0.78 meters) – the largest annual decline recorded in the last 25 years and more than… Read more »