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As Their Wells Run Dry, California Residents Blame Thirsty Farms

NPR looks at how permits to drill wells are providing farmers some respite but they also have a collateral impact.

Imagine flushing the toilet and watching sand come up. 719 more words


The New Well

We are getting ready to build a fence around our property, so that will mean closing in one of the water wells the villagers use. We will be drilling another one not far from that one, where the Chairman wants it to go. 123 more words


My brother, the old farmer, says
that it’s about over, that out
in the Valley where I seldom stray,

brand new drilling rigs rise
every two miles above the orchards, 110 more words


From the Sidelines...

Growing up, I was not the popular kid. I wasn’t the cheerleader with the perfect ponytail and quarterback boyfriend. I wasn’t the prom queen, or even nominated. 827 more words


Private water wells now covered in Sask. flood damage program

REGINA – Private drinking water wells will now be covered as part of the province’s emergency flood damage reduction program. The announcement was made by the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA) on Wednesday. 112 more words


Good News!

When we finished the ride on August 23 we had a mixture of cash and pledges for 31-32 wells. In the back of our minds we wondered, “Will all the pledges come in?” The good news is we have seen more than what was pledged come in so that puts the total amount received to date at $276,005!  297 more words


Bangladesh ... our newest country!

Bangladesh … our newest country, village, water well, leadership development, and friends!

One of the greatest joys of any people working together in a common cause is to see an extension of their common efforts and quality labors together. 162 more words