In spite of one to three inches of rain over the weekend, DeWitt County continues to deal with drought problems.
Recent reports of water well levels dropping in neighboring counties, applies here also.
“The shallow wells are drying up. It’s not a situation unique to DeWitt County. It’s all over. It’s happening in Lavaca, Victoria, Goliad, and Jackson counties,” said Charlotte Krause, general manager of Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District.
“It’s not everybody’s. It’s one here and one over there but some shallow wells are drying up. And the aquifer levels are dropping.”
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