Groundwater issues in Houston County

HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Houston County is dealing with groundwater issues and about 120 people turned out for the town hall-style meeting to discuss it.

Judge Lonnie Hunt says there are questions about groundwater regulation and whether or not a conservation district is needed.

According to recent reports, Houston County has an abundance of groundwater and the purpose of Monday night's meeting was to discussion how best to move forward.

No decisions were made and another meeting will be scheduled in the next few weeks.