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View from the blog-o-sphereWith One-Third of Largest Aquifers Highly Stressed, It’s Time to Explore and Assess the Planet’s Groundwater

By Sandra Postel – National Geographic – July 9, 2015
“[I]n most cases, we do not know how much groundwater exists in storage,” write the authors of a study published last month in Water Resources Research (WRR), a journal of the American Geophysical Union. As a result, we’re clueless about how long we can keep drawing down these water reserves before they run out. And we are indeed drawing many of them down. For full article, click here.

 

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