03 Oct '14, 2pm

NASA Satellite Images Reveal Shocking Groundwater Loss in Drought-Stricken California

NASA Satellite Images Reveal Shocking Groundwater Loss in Drought-Stricken California

“California’s Sacramento and San Joaquin River basins, including the Central Valley, have suffered the greatest losses, in part due to increased groundwater pumping to support agricultural production,” said NASA. “Between 2011 and 2014, the combined river basins have lost 4 trillion gallons of water each year, an amount far greater than California’s 38 million residents use in cities and homes annually.”

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2014/10/03/nasa-satellite-groundwater...

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