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Assessment of global groundwater wells finds many are at risk of drying up

An assessment of construction records and water levels for tens of millions of groundwater wells across 40 countries has shown that up to one in five of the wells used is at risk of running dry. The researchers also examined records from more than 1 million monitoring wells and data from NASA’s GRACE mission, to allow them to explore changes in water storage around the globe.

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https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-04/uoc–gg042321.php

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