18 Jun '15, 5pm

The whole world is running out of water

The most alarming aspect of this news is that the amount of groundwater remaining is pretty much unknown. It simply cannot be measured accurately with satellite technology. “Given how quickly we are consuming the world’s groundwater reserves,” said UCI professor and principal investigator Jay Famiglietti, who is also the senior water scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, “we need a coordinated global effort to determine how much is left.”

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