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Prescott’s diminishing ‘general pool’ of water

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Prescott Water Resource Manager Leslie Graser said 235 acre-feet of water currently remains in the city’s general pool — enough to build between 930 and 1,200 single-family homes. /Courier file photo

By Cindy Barks

Along with questions about homes per acre and water rights for the Deep Well Ranch project, a concern arose this week about tying up so much of the city’s available water on one project.

During a Tuesday, Nov. 7, Prescott City Council workshop, local resident Larry Meads pointed to the diminishing amount of the water in the “general pool” of the city’s water portfolio, and asked whether the Deep Well would preclude other large projects in the future.

“There is hardly any water available for the future developments,” Meads said. “Would this be the last development approved?”


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