Wyatt, A Wayne 1996-03-20

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A. Wayne Wyatt discusses the development and changes in the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: A. Wayne Wyatt

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: March 20, 1996

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Ellen Atkinson

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: High Plains Underground Water Conservation District, Mission, Origins, Arthur Duggan, Underground Water District Law, Sam Aldridge, John Aikin, Organization, Mapping the Ogalala Aquifer, Irrigation Tailwater, Irrigation pipes, Manufacturing, George H. Mahon, Concrete vs. plastic pipe, Public education, Using V-notched weirs.

Tape 1, Side 2: Public education (continued), Ogalala Aquifer, Measurements, Contamination problems with oil companies, Sponsored research, Improved irrigation systems, New technology, Recovery technology.

Range Dates: 1948-1996

Bulk Dates: 1978-1996

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