Maps of the World’s Water Crisis

July 15, 2017 Many aquifers are being rapidly depleted throughout the world, and this does not factor in climate change. Case in point, the southern portion of the Ogallala Aquifer, a prime agricultural region in the U.S., is estimated to have no more that 20 years left. Simultaneously, according to … Continue reading

Ogallala Drying Up

Dramatic article (in English) describing in great detail how the Ogallala Aquifer beneath eight (8) states in the Great Plains, the breadbasket of the United States and a good portion of the world, is being depleted at an astonishing rate. It’s fossil water 10 million years old, and rain does … Continue reading

Depletion of Aquifers

A study found in the Geophysical Research Letters of the Colorado River Basin that serves 40 million people in Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, California, New Mexico and Nevada shows that the 14-year drought across the western United States has sapped underground water on a much larger scale than previously believed. … Continue reading

World’s Largest Aquifers Beyond Tipping Point

June 16, 2015 An informative, pivotal article explains how some of the largest aquifers on Earth are being depleted. This is “fossil” water, stored naturally underground over hundreds or thousands of years. Some of the aquifers are in deserts with little or no precipitation to offset their high use. The … Continue reading

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