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Water use to be limited to domestic “inside” use only in certain areas, according to DOE draft map

Posted 7/25/2012

 

Sequim, WA – Marguerite Glover reports that she sent an email Ann Wessel, WA State Department of Ecology (DOE),  to see if there is a final of a Water Availability Map she obtained recently. Glover says she doesn’t  know why Ecology didn’t make the map and information available at the time or before the public hearings held by DOE this past month. She said she found the draft map in some on-line emails that were posted. (Mark Couhig obtained a lot of Ecology emails, from the Freedom of Information Act.)

 

“We can’t blithely tell people that they can always go to the Water Exchange, and buy outside water. Those who haven’t used their wells, or drilled one yet, will be able to pay a mitigation fee, and obtain domestic (inside) water,” she said. “But, some (those in the yellow area–note one spot that is NE of Bell Creek) won’t be able to purchase any outside water–even before the basin’s water is all allocated.

This map is a draft. So, it can change.”

 

Draft map can be seen here:  Dungeness Availability08 PUD only

 

Marguerite Glover is a Realtor in Sequim, WA, who has actively been following the WA State Dept. of Ecology and local watershed plans.

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