Hundreds of area wells still shut off; farmers, organizations pushing for changes

Outlet: Greeley Tribune

September 30, 2011

Reminders of the need for change surround Glen Fritzler these days. Whether the La Salle area farmer is stepping down into his basement, where about $50,000 in repairs have been done because of water damage during the past two years, or he’s stepping out into the fields where he’s had to plant less-profitable crops on some of his 350 acres of farmland, the fact that all six of his groundwater wells are only pumping at about 40 percent — and the fact that he can’t do anything about it — rarely escapes his mind…

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