November 25, 2011

Pumping of groundwater from high plains aquifers reducing stream flows

As published on November 19, 2011, US researchers find that the pumping of groundwater from the High Plains aquifer in the central part of the country has reduced stream flows, endangering native fish and their aquatic ecosystems as well as affecting entire land areas adjoining the waterways.

Sources: PhysOrg, Oregon State, Online Library

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