No solutions in story on dry well

June 17, 2013 

I read the "Running Dry" article (June 16, Page A-1), and although it laid out the issue fairly well (no pun intended), I didn't see any real, practical solutions discussed.

What did stick with me was the comment by the Farm Bureau executive manager about how expensive it was to take grazing land and turn it into an orchard or vineyard (no thought as to if one should do this in the first place).

In essence, his logic is: If you are rich enough, or have enough hedge fund investors looking for tax breaks, you can do this and it's perfectly acceptable to take your neighbors' water.


La Grange

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