News tagged with groundwater supply

Climate risk of toxic shock

The effects of climate change could expose Australians to greater risks from toxic contamination, a leading scientist has warned.

Feb 06, 2012
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Groundwater depletion rate accelerating worldwide

In recent decades, the rate at which humans worldwide are pumping dry the vast underground stores of water that billions depend on has more than doubled, say scientists who have conducted an unusual, global ...

Sep 23, 2010
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Chicago suburbs covet Lake Michigan water

In what could be the state's largest collective gulp of Lake Michigan water in nearly two decades, 10 suburbs are seeking approval to tap the vast but closely guarded natural resource.

Jan 14, 2010
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