aquifers

September 28, 2012

Two thirds of USA struggling with water shortages, drought

The worst drought in more than half a century baked more than two thirds of the continental United States this summer and its harsh effects continue […]
May 21, 2012

Draining of world’s aquifers contributing to rising sea levels

Trillions of tonnes of water have been pumped up from deep underground reservoirs in every part of the world, says report Humanity’s unquenchable thirst for fresh […]
April 23, 2012

Huge Ground Water Reserves in Africa

London – Huge reserves of underground water in some of the driest parts of Africa could provide a buffer against the effects of climate change for […]
May 13, 2011

Water Shortages Threaten Food Future in the Arab Middle East

Long after the political uprisings in the Middle East have subsided, many underlying challenges that are not now in the news will remain. Prominent among these […]
May 1, 2011

Know Your Groundwater

The subsurface water system can be divided into an unsaturated (vadose) zone that normally has air-filled spaces, and a saturated zone in which all available spaces […]
November 29, 2010

Study: Overpumping Draws Down the World’s Groundwater Reserves

Much of the global groundwater pumped out of aquifers for household use and irrigation ends up in the world’s oceans, depleting the aquifers faster than they […]