Aquifer 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 Albany County Landowners Worry The CAPP Resolution Could Threaten Their Homes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/albany-county-landowners-worry-capp-resolution-could-threaten-their-homes <div style="margin:0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">Some landowners on the aquifer recharge area east of Laramie object to language in the Albany County Casper Aquifer Protection Plan&rsquo;s draft resolution. Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:38:31 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 28050 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Albany County Landowners Worry The CAPP Resolution Could Threaten Their Homes Senate committe kills Laramie aquifer legislation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senate-committe-kills-laramie-aquifer-legislation <div style="margin: 0pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><font color="#1F497D">After hours of testimony, t</font><font color="black">he Senate Minerals committee killed a bill that would have allowed the City of Laramie to acquire a parcel of land to protect the community&rsquo;s water supply.</font></span></font></div><div style="margin: 0pt;">&nbsp;</div><div style="margin: 0pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><font color="black">The city said it wanted the state to spend 15 million dollars to </font><fon Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:05:11 +0000 Bob Beck 20004 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senate committe kills Laramie aquifer legislation