Thirsty Cities Drill for Water

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When reservoirs drop, cities turn to groundwater.

Water-Stressed Beijing Exhausts Its Options

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After depleting groundwater reserves, China's capital is becoming increasingly reliant on water pumped from the country's flood-prone South.

U.S. Courts Issue Contradictory Rulings on Groundwater and the Clean Water Act

Courts grapple with pollution cases that pit the law against nature.

NASA Ends Trailblazing Satellite Mission that Revealed Global Groundwater Trends

Due to old age and battery failure, NASA terminates the GRACE…

Wisconsin Towns Face Groundwater Crisis Alone

High-capacity irrigation wells are drying out lakes but state…

Virginia Officials Recognize Groundwater Pumping Allows Sea To Rush In

Reversing aquifer decline will test state oversight and local…

Mississippi’s Claim That Tennessee Is Stealing Groundwater Is A Supreme Court First

A dispute over an aquifer that crosses political boundaries could…

U.S., Mexican Scientists Collaborate on Border Aquifer Research

First-ever assessment program confirms boundaries of two shared…

Groundwater Shared by Countries Is Knowledge Void

Management of transboundary aquifers is on the United Nations…

California Fresh Groundwater Reserves Triple in New Assessment

Researchers urge caution in underground disposal of oil waste,…

Drinking Water Warning Issued for Nonstick Chemical

Flint lead scandal a factor in stirring action for other contaminants. By…

Groundwater Pumping Sinks Beijing Region at Increasing Rate

Satellite data reveal the depths of the megacity’s thirst. By…