A retiree in his 80s who has lived on two acres of land in Bulverde for 15 years is packing up and getting ready to walk away from his home.

His water well, which once produced 7 1/2 gallons of water per minute from the Trinty Aquifer, is dry. He pays a water hauler 13 cents per gallon to truck in just enough water to keep his household running. None of that water is used to irrigate his yard or fill his pool.

Read more from Stephanie Johnson with My Canyon Lake here.