Death by a thousand wells

Carswell, Cally
October 2009
High Country News;10/26/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 18, p8
The article discusses the impact of the unregulated wells on the shortage in the water supplies of Washington. Trout Unlimited's Montana Water Project director Laura Ziemer stresses that the death and dry of wells are caused by hydrologic principle which could not be address anymore because of the late response from concerned parties. Center for Environmental Law and Policy executive director Rachael Paschal Osborn adds that the government's unwillingness to address and alleviate water adequacy issue could worsen land-use. It also cites the initiatives carried out by the government along with its status and limitations.


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