Manager of the San Felipe Ranch, Paul Sousa, 42, speaks about a groundwater pump that is temporarily out of service on the ranch, located at 4455 Lone Tree Road in Merced. The ranch has had to fallow 300 acres of land and extend water wells due to the drought and excessive pumping by neighboring ranches.
Manager of the San Felipe Ranch, Paul Sousa, 42, speaks about a groundwater pump that is temporarily out of service on the ranch, located at 4455 Lone Tree Road in Merced. The ranch has had to fallow 300 acres of land and extend water wells due to the drought and excessive pumping by neighboring ranches. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com
Manager of the San Felipe Ranch, Paul Sousa, 42, speaks about a groundwater pump that is temporarily out of service on the ranch, located at 4455 Lone Tree Road in Merced. The ranch has had to fallow 300 acres of land and extend water wells due to the drought and excessive pumping by neighboring ranches. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com

Groundwater woes wear on Merced County farmers

February 06, 2015 09:53 PM