OUR WELL WENT DRY WELL

We all need water!

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I’ve been saying — loudly and frequently — that we are having a drought. This is the dryest summer I can remember. As a photographer, I’ve spent a lot of time around dams and other waterways. All of the dams are locked down and many of the riverbeds and ponds are dry.

Today, our well went dry.

We don’t have the option of “city water.” There is no city water in this area. We had the well guy here and he said our well is empty. We did have a stuck flap on a toilet and that’s probably what ran the well out … but the well had to already be very low for that to empty the entire well.

If the well doesn’t refill, if it has gone dry, there are just two choices: drill a new well or hydro-fracking.

Our well is very deep, about 475 feet. We don’t…

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2 thoughts on “OUR WELL WENT DRY WELL

  1. Thank you in so many ways. This has been a really rough day. On top of feeling like I need to kill someone, anyone will do … but alas, I have neither a weapon nor a target. Oh well. I guess I’ll have to put that off for another day. I am so very very grateful to you.

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