Ogallala http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Aquifer study could lead to water use restrictions in Laramie County http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/aquifer-study-could-lead-water-use-restrictions-laramie-county <p>The state engineer says Laramie County residents could see new restrictions on groundwater use in the future.</p><p>Much of the county gets its water from the Ogallala Aquifer, which is being depleted faster than it can recharge. The state engineer’s office is launching a study to figure out what would happen to the aquifer if current water use continues.</p><p></p><p>State Engineer Pat Tyrrell says it’s important to come up with a management plan before the water runs out.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 22:49:48 +0000 Willow Belden 38274 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Aquifer study could lead to water use restrictions in Laramie County