A sign saying “Pray for rain” hangs on a fence in central Texas along U.S. Highway 290.(Jack Newton)
A sign saying “Pray for rain” hangs on a fence in central Texas along U.S. Highway 290.
(Jack Newton)

Texas Groundwater Levels Plummeting

May 15, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
An effect of a three-year drought
 

The levels of groundwater in Texas’s aquifers dropped sharply between 2010 and 2011, according to a report by the Texas Water Development Board.

The report, published in February 2013, shows a sharp decline in groundwater levels in the state’s nine major aquifers. This is a major consequence of the ongoing U.S. drought.

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