As the race to bring alternative water sources online before local reservoirs go dry continues, officials with the Colorado River Municipal Water District say construction of a local reclamation facility is moving along slower than originally hoped.
John Grant, general manager for CRMWD, said the recent boom in the oilfield has made it difficult for the contractors working on the project to hire skilled laborers, a key ingredient for such a complex job.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ HENRY RAMIREZ, 56, of 4212 Parkway, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ ROBERT VILLIJOS AGUILAR, 61, of Andrews, Texas, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ STACY JANAE AGUILAR, 20, of 1101 E. 12th St., was arrested Monday on a charge of disorderly conduct â€“ language.
â€˘ JAMES THOMAS SMITH, 57, of 704 W. Eighth St., was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.