|Drought: Feeling it in the wells|
|Sunday, 28 October 2007 19:00|
An historic statewide drought is starting to affect wells in western North Carolina.Wells are drying up- and some North Carolinians are being forced to buy water or gather it from creeks and community streams. While most groundwater experts say deep wells should be fine for another few months, a dry winter could cause even the deepest wells to have problems. According to the National Ground Water Association, over 900,000 North Carolina homes rely on well water.
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