Gilbert Meeks uses a neighbor’s hose to fill his water tank, at right, after his home water well dried up. Meeks’ home has been without water since Memorial Day because well drillers and pump installers are backlogged due to unprecedented demand for new wells.
Gilbert Meeks uses a neighbor’s hose to fill his water tank, at right, after his home water well dried up. Meeks’ home has been without water since Memorial Day because well drillers and pump installers are backlogged due to unprecedented demand for new wells. aalfaro@modbee.com
Gilbert Meeks uses a neighbor’s hose to fill his water tank, at right, after his home water well dried up. Meeks’ home has been without water since Memorial Day because well drillers and pump installers are backlogged due to unprecedented demand for new wells. aalfaro@modbee.com

Homeowners go dry as farmers get permits to drill hundreds of new wells

June 28, 2014 6:41 PM

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