Lincoln County water levels remain low
County commissioners hear report on potential mitigation strategies
Last updated 9/9/2021 at 11am
DAVENPORT – Lincoln County’s water levels have been steadily decreasing for quite some time, and this year’s drought that has brought minimal precipitation to the county isn’t helping.
The county commissioners heard a report from Dr. Kevin Lindsey, a hydrogeologist with GeoEngineers based in Kennewick who has been working with the county on county aquifer levels for over a decade, and conservation district director Elsa Bowden on the current state of water levels and potential strategies for future monitoring at the commissioner’s Sept. 7 meeting.
“We’re seeing a lot of decl...