10/31/2014 6:41:57 PM
DNR must require groundwater monitoring at giant Kinnard Farms dairy, but expansion allowed to proceed.
10/30/2014 7:50:32 PM
(By Jay Jasperse | Sonoma County Water Agency). The Sonoma Valley is a wonderful place to live, but this ostensible oasis is quite vulnerable to water supply stresses. Residents of Sonoma Valley rely on a mix of groundwater and surface water to meet the needs of urban areas, rural residents and agriculture. Groundwater supplies about 59 percent of the valley’s water needs — primarily to rural ...
10/29/2014 3:54:16 PM
From India to Texas, people are rapidly depleting their valuable stores of groundwater — leading to the possibility that aquifers may be emptied within decades, a NASA researcher has warned In a commentary published Wednesday in the journal Nature Climate Change, Jay Famiglietti, who has helped lead the use of a NASA satellite system to detect groundwater changes around the world, warned of ...
10/28/2014 12:43:11 PM
New satellite data shows a decline in Minnesota's groundwater supplies and one scientist suggests a reason in addition to irrigation pumping might be that rain is falling at different times.
10/24/2014 1:18:27 PM
More groundwater is being used in California. But for hundreds of thousands of people, it may be contaminated.
10/23/2014 9:17:01 PM
In 1904, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that landowners could pump all of the groundwater they want from under their land without being held liable to others for drainage.