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Current Event August 19, 2014

Underground Water Sources are Drying Up Fast

Lakes, rivers,and oceans are places we normally see water, but most of the water on Earth is actually stored underground. This groundwater supply is vital to food production and providing drinking water for American cities. A new study shows that the groundwater of the Colorado River Basin is disappearing at a shocking rate. Listen to this public radio story to learn more about the impacts of this disappearing water supply and the ways that it can be slowed.

Climate Change Geology Earth and Space Science

Story Length: 4:29

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AIR DATE: 07/31/2014

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