Water tables depend on local rains

Water tables depend on local rains

There are 2 comments on the The Deming Headlight story from Jun 20, 2011, titled Water tables depend on local rains. In it, The Deming Headlight reports that:

Water is arguably the most precious resource in the desert. With a falling water table, raging wildfires and a lack of rain leading to drought conditions, the situation in Luna County has cause for concern.

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Linda

Santa Fe, NM

#1 Jun 21, 2011
Matt, water IS the most precious resource!! Without it, there is NO life! Therefore, it is NOT "arguably." It IS!

"Water is arguably the most precious resource in the desert."
Dr Dana-Renee Lee Ph D

Roswell, NM

#2 Jun 21, 2011
I have an official CWOP registered weather station and send current weather data to NOAA at 10 min intervals. All sensors are calibrated and traceable to NIST.
As of today 06-21-2011, my station has had .03 inches of rain from January 1, 2011. So in the southern part of the County of Luna there has been no precipitation except what is quoted above counted as measurable.
Dr. Dana-Renee Lee Ph.D
FAA Basic and Advanced Ground School Instructor for Private and Commercial Pilot Training

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