Calwater Drilling Co. employees Albert Munoz, 21, of Turlock, left, and Armando Blas, 36, of Atwater drill a new residential well at a home on Belmira Road in Atwater on Thursday. According to Blas, the well will reach a depth of roughly 400 feet. The groundwater ordinance, which puts new restrictions on transferring water out of the county and new well drilling, took effect in mid-April.
Calwater Drilling Co. employees Albert Munoz, 21, of Turlock, left, and Armando Blas, 36, of Atwater drill a new residential well at a home on Belmira Road in Atwater on Thursday. According to Blas, the well will reach a depth of roughly 400 feet. The groundwater ordinance, which puts new restrictions on transferring water out of the county and new well drilling, took effect in mid-April. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com
Calwater Drilling Co. employees Albert Munoz, 21, of Turlock, left, and Armando Blas, 36, of Atwater drill a new residential well at a home on Belmira Road in Atwater on Thursday. According to Blas, the well will reach a depth of roughly 400 feet. The groundwater ordinance, which puts new restrictions on transferring water out of the county and new well drilling, took effect in mid-April. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com

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