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Coping With Climate Change: Texas Water Woes

Drilling Deeper

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Drilling Deeper

Well driller Charles Barnard has been working nonstop since the drought began in early 2011. One company said many Texans are waiting an average of five months to have deeper wells drilled as water tables drop and both surface and groundwater levels remain low.
Read the story: Texas's Hunt for Water Heads Deeper Underground