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Extensometers and Subsidence

2020-12-01T15:31:29-06:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Woodlands|Tags: , |

According to the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District (HGSD), land subsidence is the sinking of the earth’s surface due to subsurface (underground) movements. Land subsidence occurs when large amounts of groundwater have been excessively withdrawn from an aquifer. [...]

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Responsible Groundwater Management in Montgomery County Matters

2019-12-17T09:24:04-06:00September 16, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: , , , , |

By:  Heather Ramsey Cook, Director of Communications and Public Affairs. The problems associated with pumping too much water too quickly from the aquifers in our region are well-documented.  For over 50 years, utilities in Harris and [...]

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