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Desert oasis in Organ Pipe Cactus NMon may be damaged by Trump border wall construction

An ancient spring near Lukeville has slaked the thirst of desert travelers for centuries, but its days may be numbered as groundwater is pumped to build a 30-foot border wall.


Water has bubbled out of the granite at Quitobaquito Springs for thousands of years, making it a key watering hole for the Tohono O’odham, Spanish missionaries, U.S. and Mexican boundary surveyors, and countless other humans and animals.


https://tucson.com/news/local/ancient-watering-hole-in-southern-arizona-at-risk-from-border/article_f5fef922-0bcf-552f-8663-913898f45619.html