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Tag Archives: groundwater
Groundwater Extraction and Sea-Level Rise
The global consequences of groundwater extraction have received less attention than many other environmental issues. Here are the main points, in Question and Answer form. Does groundwater extraction contribute to sea-level rise? Yes, at a global level. A basic principle … Continue reading
Posted in Water Tagged aquifer, externality, groundwater, groundwater depletion, groundwater extraction, sea-level rise Leave a comment
Groundwater – the Essentials
Everyone is familiar with water in the form of rain, rivers, lakes and seas. But groundwater is less well-known. Here are the essentials, in Question and Answer form. What is groundwater? Underground water in saturated layers of porous rock or … Continue reading
Posted in Agriculture, Water Tagged falling water tables, groundwater, groundwater pollution, tubewells 1 Comment