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Groundwater in Ottawa Co. is drying up, conservation at all-time high (Fox17online.com)

Monday, February 11, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Groundwater in Ottawa Co. is drying up, conservation at all-time high (Fox17online.com)

The groundwater is drying up in five communities throughout Ottawa County, and state agencies are getting the word out while preparing for the worst. Homes and businesses get their water in one of two ways: Urban areas get their water from municipal lines that pump water from Lake Michigan. Rural areas are served by private wells that pump from groundwater aquifers. Roughly 30 percent of residents using groundwater from the Marshall groundwater formation have been watching their water run dry for the last 10 years. Read more.


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