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Ogallala aquifer drops by 36 million acre-feet from 2011-2013

From Net Nebraska (Grant Gerlock):

The aquifer lost enough water over a recent two-year period to cover the entire state of Iowa in a foot of water, according to a new report by the U.S.

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When scientists are concerned...

…you know it’s time to pay attention.

University of Nebraska – Lincoln scientists Dr. John Gates and Dr. Wayne Worldt have several questions, such as… 170 more words

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Robbing our groundwater savings accounts for today’s needs -- The Mountain Town News

Crop circles — irrigated agriculture

Groundwater movement via the USGS

Significant portions of the Ogallala Aquifer, one of the largest bodies of water in the United States, are at risk of drying up if it continues to be drained at its current rate. 1,708 more words

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Depletion of Ogallala aquifer empties streams

LAWRENCE, Kansas (AP) — The depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer is causing western Kansas to lose many of its perennial streams.

A water expert said at a workshop in Lawrence this week that many streams in western Kansas used to be fed by the aquifer because its water table was higher than the streams. 68 more words

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Depletion of Ogallala aquifer empties streams

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer is causing western Kansas to lose many of its perennial streams, which is damaging the state’s ecosystem, a water expert said. 304 more words

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Farming the Ogallala -- Radio Colorado College #RepublicanRiver

Significant portions of the Ogallala Aquifer, one of the largest bodies of water in the United States, are at risk of drying up if it continues to be drained at its current rate. 889 more words

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