BRAZIL, Ind. (WTHI) - A dry summer triggers worry for those of us who utilize well water.
The Wabash Valley hasn't received much rain in over a month, and wells are getting hit hard.
Bill McCullough, owner of Bill's Water Hauling said he got into the water hauling business 5 years ago.
McCullough said his job was to keep people's pools filled with cool water. With little rain and high temperatures, McCullough saw a greater need to help those who rely on well water.
"These hand dug ones, there just not getting any moisture there's no rain at all, its just hurting them. Everything's just drying up," said McCullough.
Wells around the Wabash Valley have been dwindling, and soon many homeowners will hit rock bottom.
McCullough said, "They just can't afford to have water brought in three times a week so they just get it when they can. I feel really bad, the worse thing to do is walk to your sink and not have water."
McCullough said his business is booming and many homeowners are paying to fill-up twice a week compared to twice a month.
"This years been really bad and here lately it's been at least once a week and its just to do basic things," said McCullough.
Leaving many homeowners to wonder when the Wabash Valley's luck is going to change?
If a homeowner is looking for some ways to conserve their well water, McCullough said people need to make sure they check all of their faucets for any leaks and also check their toilets to make sure they're not running.
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