Wise County Messenger

UTGCD studies future water options

242 wells applications received in first 5 months of 2022

As more homes flood the rural countryside in Wise County, more water wells are being drilled. From January to May, the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District received 242 new well applications. “In 2015, our annual number of applications was 300,” said Doug Shaw, general manager of the UTGCD. “We’re doubling what was drilled 6 to 7 years ago.” Shaw said […]

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