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Garden City teacher representing Kansas in STEM contest

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KSNW) – A Garden City teacher has won a big prize for his school in a national STEM contest for showing how technology can help Kansas save water. 333 more words



Lake McConaughy, is a large lake that lies above the,

                                               Ogallala Aquifer – Wikipedia

I must say it is a very wonderful place to swim and fish, but, there were some problems. 258 more words


@NatGeo: As Groundwater Dwindles, a Global Food Shock Looms

From National Geographic (Cheryl Katz):

By mid-century, says a new study, some of the biggest grain-producing regions could run dry.

Rising temperatures and growing demands for thirsty grains like rice and wheat could drain much of the world’s groundwater in the next few decades, new research warns.

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USGS: Groundwater-flow model of the northern High Plains aquifer in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming

Here’s the abstract from the USGS (Steven M. Peterson, Amanda T. Flynn, and Jonathan P. Traylor):

The High Plains aquifer is a nationally important water resource underlying about 175,000 square miles in parts of eight states: Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming.

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Turtle Island

December 5, 2016, Prescott-  Native Americans have always been deep in my heart.  Even before I learned, at age ten, that my paternal grandmother had distant ties to the Penobscot people, of Maine,  there was a closeness that I felt to those who have been here in the Americas, since the last Great Shaking. 254 more words


Dipping straws into the Ogallala -- The Hutchinson News

The High Plains Aquifer provides 30 percent of the water used in the nation’s irrigated agriculture. The aquifer runs under South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas. 516 more words

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Farmers meet to discuss methods to preserve water

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KSNW) – Southwest Kansas farmers met with Gov. Sam Brownback Tuesday as part of water technology field day.

The goal was to discuss methods and technology to help preserve water in the Ogallala Aquifer without hurting the farming industry. 172 more words