Originally Posted by herler
There is more to it...
We're into December, the temperatures are mild in my necks, there is hardly any evaporation, water levels should be rising...
But they're not, our reservoirs are drying up even in winter.
Oh, it's serious.
“The problem is not that usage is up,” said Bill Dupler, the county’s deputy administrator.
“The problem is that there’s no rain in the basin filling the reservoir.”
The 1300-acre reservoir had dropped to 52 inches below full by last week. Earlier last week, a drought warning was issued for the entire Water Basin by the state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
To see the below situation in my own back yard and to foresee its implications is a sick feeling.
These people want to build rock gardens, I'm not particularly fond of it but then again it doesn't use any water.
Need to pipe in some water from the east and water away.....
1989 BlueChevy 1500 Extended cab with FULL bed
1978 7ft Sears cargo trailer with added wood inserts to hold both my weedeaters
3 1976-83 vintage lawnboy lawnmowers with full self propel features as well as mulch kits
2 Sears electric weedeaters
1 green machine electric leaf blower
1 sears articulating hedge trimmer-electric
2 50ft power cords
3 Leaf rakes
1 pocket knife
cooler for beer
lawn chair to enjoy a beer while I wait for the cash to be handed to me