A report on the quantity of water consumed by the proposed Golden Sands Dairy shows the negative impact the use of high capacity wells will have on area creeks and groundwater resources. Natural recharging of the Central Sands Aquifer under the farm only covers approximately 35% of the water usage of the farm. This shortfall means the groundwater level will become deeper in the areas surrounding the farm, potentially drying up shallow private wells and creeks.

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