PASO ROBLES ó The Paso Robles Groundwater Basin is a semi-finite water source, as the regionís 6,000 rural residents know all too well.
There is a single source of recharge for the ground basin, and that is rain. In years like the 2012-13 season, when rain is scarce and water usage increases as a result, the urgency to conserve becomes more pressing. There are already families who have run out of water, some having it trucked in temporarily with the expensive task of drilling new wells for what they hope is a long-term solution.For the complete article see the 04-30-2013 issue.
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