Sunday, August 31, 2014

Desperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for Water - NYTimes.com

Desperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for Water - NYTimes.com:



"FRESNO, Calif. — The small prefab office of Arthur & Orum, a well-drilling outfit hidden in the almond trees and grapevines south of Fresno, has become a magnet for scores of California farmers in desperate need of water to sustain their crops. Looking at binders of dozens of orders for yet-to-be-drilled wells, Steve Arthur, a manager, said, “We’ve got more stacked up than we’ll do before the end of the year.”"



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