When discussing economic development, the issue of water almost always comes up. While not the most exciting aspect of community growth, it is perhaps the most vital. Without water, pretty much everything comes to a stop.
In Webster Parish, we have been blessed with the Sparta Aquifer, an underground great lake of sorts, as our main source of water. Over the past couple of decades, it has been well documented that the load on the Sparta is unsustainable over the long term. It simply cannot replenish itself fast enough to keep up with the growing demand.
Tuesday, the Economic Development Committee of