Letter: Re: the Nov. 16. article “Ancient aquifers are dropping as Tucson's suburbs pump groundwater”

Letter: Re: the Nov. 16. article “Ancient aquifers are dropping as Tucson's suburbs pump groundwater”

Re: the Nov. 17 article "Groundwater levels falling amid strong suburb growth."

My parents' 20-acre property just east of the Tucson National golf course had a private well. It ran dry shortly before we moved there in 1981 so we had it drilled 150 deeper. In 1996 it ran dry again. The math is simple: 150 feet in 15 years averages ten feet per year.

John Stickler

Rio Rico

Disclaimer: As submitted to the Arizona Daily Star.

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