The 6 states facing the most serious groundwater crises - TheHill.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A heating planet and expanding commercial agriculture are putting increasing pressure on America’s vital aquifers — underground reservoirs that supply water to an estimated 145 million Americans, as well as supporting much of the nation’s food supply. New research published Tuesday in Nature uncovered rapid and accelerating declines in underground water sources across the world...