Elvin Kalsbeek drives a tractor spreading fertilizer on one the fields he uses to grow silage and hay on near Acme in April, 2015. The state has expanded its drought declaration to include water basins in Whatcom County, including the Nooksack. Although he doesn't use water from the Nooksack river directly, the drought could affect the water levels of the wells he uses to irrigate the fields.
Elvin Kalsbeek drives a tractor spreading fertilizer on one the fields he uses to grow silage and hay on near Acme in April, 2015. The state has expanded its drought declaration to include water basins in Whatcom County, including the Nooksack. Although he doesn't use water from the Nooksack river directly, the drought could affect the water levels of the wells he uses to irrigate the fields. Philip A. Dwyer The Bellingham Herald
Elvin Kalsbeek drives a tractor spreading fertilizer on one the fields he uses to grow silage and hay on near Acme in April, 2015. The state has expanded its drought declaration to include water basins in Whatcom County, including the Nooksack. Although he doesn't use water from the Nooksack river directly, the drought could affect the water levels of the wells he uses to irrigate the fields. Philip A. Dwyer The Bellingham Herald

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