A local couple has asked the state for help with the problem of falling well levels southwest of Las Vegas — a problem residents there blame on city water pumping.
But the state engineer’s office, which handles water issues, told the couple that the state can do little about the problem.
Jack and Betty Thompson, who have lived in Ojitos Frios since 1992, told the state in an e-mail that they have seen their well level drop by one foot a week since the city resumed pumping at Taylor Wells in April.
Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.
If you are new to the award winning Las Vegas Optic and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.