August 28, 2009
This graph shows water elevations for the Tower Well from May 2006 to July 2009. Significant drops in the water levels can be seen each time the well is in use, but levels return to normal when the well is shut off.
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Star Valley town officials downplay importance of impact of Payson’s Tower Well on water supply
Once upon a time, a just-released report showing that Payson’s Tower Well in Star Valley caused a dramatic drop in the water level of several wells would have provoked a fresh outbreak of the water wars that triggered Star Valley’s incorporation.