Pandemic, drought make wells run dry - VT Digger

When everyone’s flushing the toilet at home, a summer drought can be enough to make the well run dry.

"“A lot of people when they call, they say they’re out of water and they’ve never been out of water before,” said Ronald Colton, owner and operator of Pristine Mountain Springs of Vermont in Stockbridge. The last summer he remembers it being like this was 1999, which was referred to as a 100-year drought. “This year is busier than ’99 in terms of wells.”



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