Tending the well (Nevada Appeal)

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New state law regulates domestic wells, parceling

The old saying goes, “You don’t miss your water ’till your well runs dry” and many in the state and the rural counties are taking that to heart.

Deputy State Water Engineer Jason King said SB275, the new law that went into effect Jan. 1, allows domestic well users to withdraw 2 acre-feet a year, slightly less than the previous allowance of 1,800 gallons a day, or 2.2 acre feet a year.

Read the complete story at the Nevada Appeal.

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