Canyon Annexes Land

Canyon now has more land...all in the hopes of obtaining better quality groundwater.

At tonight's City Commission meeting, the annexation of more land north of the city limits was announced. .

Assistant City Manager Randy Chriswell tells us the city purchased over one-thousand acres of land at auction because they feel the land contains quality groundwater

"We feel like there's some potential for several wells as the years go by to increase our water supply."

Chriswell says the new land is directly north of West Texas A&M's Buffalo Stadium. He anticipates testing the area s groundwater will begin shortly after the New Year