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Water Researcher Sharon Kleyne Reports on Less Obvious Impact of Recent Flooding. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The recent massive flooding
If current irrigation trends continue, 69 percent of the groundwater stored in the High Plains Aquifer of Kansas will be depleted in 50 years.
You may have guzzled a half-liter bottle of water at lunchtime, but your food and clothes drank a lot more.
A portion of the groundwater in the upper Patapsco aquifer underlying Maryland is over a million years old.
Groundwater is being used faster than it can be replenished in the High Plains states and in California’s Central Valley, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
There is potential to store large volumes of Australia’s precious fresh water underground, to offset climate change, avoid evaporation losses and meet national water needs into the future.
Suitable habitat for native fishes in many Great Plains streams has been significantly reduced by the pumping of groundwater from the High Plains aquifer – and scientists analyzing the water loss say ecological futures for these fishes are “bleak.”
In recent decades, the rate at which humans worldwide are pumping dry the vast underground stores of water that billions depend on has more than doubled, say scientists who have conducted an unusual, global assessment of groundwater use.
CLOVIS, N.M., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 31, 2010, the New Mexico Office of State Engineer approved an emergency authorization relating to New Mexico American Water's application to combine water rights for wells producing potable water for the Clovis water system.
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The month of April is known for rain showers, but a new Pennsylvania Geological Survey report says that the state's groundwater actually recharges the most during March.
The Sandhills, frequently written as Sand Hills, is a region of mixed-grass prairie on grass-stabilized sand dunes within north-central Nebraska, covering just over a quarter of the state. The dunes were established as a National Natural Landmark in the year 1984. The boundaries of the Sandhills are defined by various standards by different organizations. Depending on the definition, the region's area can be as small as 19,600 square miles or as large as 23,600 square miles. The dunes...
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