Researchers in the US report that current levels of groundwater use are not sustainable: resources are being steadily depleted as groundwater use outpaces natural replenishment. People are drilling deeper and deeper wells as easy-to-access shallower water is vanishing. But it’s also not sustainable to keep going deeper.
Wells being drilled ever deeper as groundwater vanishes
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