Groundwater resources around the world could be depleted by 2050

New Research presented at the American Geophysical Union on the 15th December 2016 suggests that “by 2050, as many as 1.8 billion people could live in areas where groundwater levels are fully or nearly depleted because of excessive pumping of groundwater for drinking and agriculture, according to Inge de Graaf, a hydrologist at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.”

AGU Fall Meeting : Groundwater resources around the world

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