aquifers

  • The Planet Is Losing Groundwater At An Alarming Rate

    The Planet Is Losing Groundwater At An Alarming Rate

    When it comes to water scarcity, the loss of groundwater is like the silent killer: It isn’t as easy to measure or monitor as, say, a shrinking reservoir. We’ve known that many aquifers are overtaxed, but a new report shows we’re draining major aquifers faster than they’re being replenished. Not just in California — this…