Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Expensive Wells in the Odessa Sub-Basin

The Packer, the Business Newspaper of the Produce Industry, in an article by Don Schrack about water problems in the Odessa Sub-Basin of eastern Washington, quotes Chris Voigt, executive director of the Washington State Potato Commission, on the cost of irrigation wells in the area: A 2000' deep well costs more than 2 million dollars.