The Nebraska Sand Hills are basically a grass-stabilized desert, with gently rolling “dunes” that cover a quarter of the state. As barren as the land appears on the top, below it sits the Ogallala Aquifer, which is the largest body of ground water in the world. 96 more words
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News that the Texas Panhandle’s leading water authority is going to resume pumping water from Lake Meredith leaves me with decidedly mixed feelings.
The lake is up to 41 feet, about 15 feet higher than its lowest ebb during the late winter months. 228 more words