Groundwater Crisis

November 9, 2013 6:22 PM

Groundwater levels falling at alarming rate while lawmakers decide what to do

San Joaquin Valley’s groundwater is being depleted at an alarming rate and something needs to be done before it’s too late, state officials were warned this week. Groundwater reserves are shrinking by 800 billion gallons per year in the Central Valley, which is enough water to sustain 22 million people.

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