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Stanislaus residents race to get well permits — A line in the staff report that accompanies the proposed groundwater ordinance on Tuesday's Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors meeting agenda says that when the new well-drilling rules eventually get approved, they'll be "retroactive to Nov. 25, 2014, to prevent a race to obtain permits before the effective date of the ordinance."
Nov 25, 2014

Race on for well-drilling permits ahead of new rules in Stanislaus County. #cawater #groundwater #drought