Water permit delays cause for concern

By QCS Staff

A representative of the Tucumcari Feedyard expressed frustration at the city’s slow pace to get a permit for gray water that could be used for livestock at Thursday night’s City Commission meeting.

Rancher Jack Smith said he had been working with the state’s Environment Department to get the necessary permits for the use of the water. But he learned recently that he was ahead of the city in its efforts to secure approval of