Dana Merrill, standing next to one of the wells that irrigates his property, owns Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery and is helping to form the Estrella-El Pomar-Creston water district in the North County. Landowners in the area can decide if they want to “opt in” and become part of the district, in order to comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.
Dana Merrill, standing next to one of the wells that irrigates his property, owns Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery and is helping to form the Estrella-El Pomar-Creston water district in the North County. Landowners in the area can decide if they want to “opt in” and become part of the district, in order to comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com
Dana Merrill, standing next to one of the wells that irrigates his property, owns Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery and is helping to form the Estrella-El Pomar-Creston water district in the North County. Landowners in the area can decide if they want to “opt in” and become part of the district, in order to comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

North County landowners want their own water districts. But the clock is ticking.

February 04, 2017 8:38 PM