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Farmers, for instance, have been pumping lots of groundwater from aquifers for irrigation.Climate may have sent drift of the North Pole toward Greenland|Sid Perkins|June 2, 2021|Science News For Students
They also noted in an urgent report to a manager that a number of bad wells had been left unfixed for years, and posed “immediate” risks to drinking water aquifers.We Reported on How California Rarely Cracks Down on Oil Companies. Now Regulators Have Fined One Company $1.5 Million.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun|June 2, 2021|ProPublica
Water levels are running dangerously low in rivers, reservoirs, and aquifers across much of the American West, raising serious dangers of shortages, fallowed agricultural fields, and extreme wildfires in the coming months.The American West is bracing for a hot, dry, and dangerous summer|James Temple|May 20, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The wells, investigators wrote in a report to a manager, posed “immediate” risks to drinking water aquifers.Are California Oil Companies Complying With the Law? Even Regulators Often Don’t Know.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun|March 22, 2021|ProPublica
The designation would have required electric utilities to install a protective liner under every existing or proposed ash pond to prevent contaminants from seeping into underground aquifers.
Palestinians are only allowed to dig wells 150 meters deep, but Israelis dig to the aquifer.‘The Fading Valley’ Brings Jordan Valley Inequalities into Stark Relief|Matt Surrusco|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In west-central Kansas, up to a fifth of the irrigated farmland along a 100-mile swath of the aquifer has already gone dry.
I frequently refer to the Ogallala Aquifer, which is the largest in the High Plains system.
Vast stretches of Texas farmland lying over the aquifer no longer support irrigation.
Refilling the aquifer would require hundreds, if not thousands, of years of rains.
The aquifer dips toward the region of the wells from higher ground, where it outcrops and receives its water.
Which will supply the larger region with artesian wells, an aquifer whose dip is steep or one whose dip is gentle?
And we know just what the strata formations are both below the reservoir and in the aquifer downstream.The Thirst Quenchers|Rick Raphael