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Ogallala Aquifer: Water Pumping Could Dry It Up

A LiveScience story picked up by NBC News has dismal news regarding the United States’ water supply: the High Plains Aquifer, which runs from South Dakota to Texas and provides 30 percent of the nation’s irrigated groundwater, will dry up in under 50 years unless we dramatically reduce our water usage. According to researchers from Kansas State University, who just …

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