SPNRD issues 2015 fall ground water level report


For The Sun-Telegraph

The South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) released this week the 2015 fall ground water level report, which gives a generalized look at the ground water levels and an insight into the areas where irrigation may have caused major areas of stress to the aquifer.

While the fall report is important, there are several variables that affect the report such as recovery of the aquifer from the current seasons use, crop rotations and precipitation timing and amounts during spring and summer.

For these reasons the fall reports are not good interpretations of aquifer declines or inclines, a...

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