But their springtime transpiration is partly the cause.
|March is the month that|
the water table starts to nose dive.
As pretty as the green trees look.
They also consume a lot of water.
Currently, the water table is almost touching down at the swamp's typical low water mark.
The catch is that usually happens in mid May.
Last I looked at the calendar that's a full two months away.
Or in other words, it could be a deep (and long) spring drought.