Looming El Niño Weather Pattern Will Have an Effect But It Won’t End Our Water Challenges
You may be somewhat familiar with La Niña and El Niño, the cyclical weather patterns that impact much of the planet. They typically last 9-12 months but can sometimes last for years. We’re just coming out of a three-year La Niña cycle and most weather experts predict El Niño starting this summer. La Nina usually…Read More
AquaterreX Introduces Breakthrough Water Exploration Technology to the U.S.
As the Western U.S. struggles with persistent drought, technology innovator AquaterreX is helping to locate fresh groundwater for farmers and ranchers, even “where others say there is none.” The new technology which originated in Australia, the world’s driest inhabited continent, was introduced in the United States in 2020. Improvements made since then have elevated the…Read More
In Spite of Winter Rain and Snow the Majority of the US West is Abnormally Dry
California Got Relief but the Midwest from Texas to South Dakota is Experiencing Severe to Exceptional Drought The headline this week in Food Business News said, “Drought may leave flour prices elevated into 2024.” The national media has been focused on the record-breaking snowpack and rainfall in California which gives many people the impression that…Read More
AquaterreX Launches Free Groundwater Assessment Worth $1,500
Water is the lifeblood of millions of farms and ranches across the planet. Without it, the future holds reduced yields, economic uncertainty, and reduced property values, especially for families who have spent generations building a legacy. As the leader in advanced groundwater exploration, AquaterreX is doing its part to help the growing number of farmers and…Read More
The Grand Canyon – What a Tiny Slice of the Road Trip Revealed to Me
My wife and I visited the Grand Canyon in Arizona last week. Truly unique on Planet Earth, the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring spectacular vista, revealing the geologic history of that region going back hundreds of millions of years. The mighty Colorado River cut through layers of rock nearly a mile deep for 277 miles.…Read More
Earth’s Water – Fallen from Outer Space or Degassing from Inside the Planet?
This is certainly a big question. That is, did nearly all of Earth’s water arrive from outer space or has it always been present in the Earth’s mantle and released to the surface over time? We will not be answering it definitively here, of course, but knowledgeable scientists continue to debate the alternatives. It is…Read More
74% of Texas Cotton Crop Abandoned, US Beef Cow Herd at Lowest Level Since 1962 Due to Drought
The Economics of Drought Has Extended Impact In spite of recent winter storms, the 23-year megadrought has left the US Southwest at the driest level in 1,200 years based on tree-ring data. The economic and social impact of drought has a huge impact on the lives of hundreds of millions of people. 74% of the…Read More
Drilling a Deep Seated Water Well in the Texas High Plains
Our AquaterreX team on site in the Texas High Plains area drilling a Deep Seated Water well. If you were to drive across the Texas High Plains, you would see agriculture production, and its associated industries, hard at work in this region. We can thank the farm and ranch operators of the Texas High Plains…Read More
50% of US Waterways Are Too Polluted For Drinking, Swimming or Fishing
Yes, our waterways are gravely polluted. An impaired waterway typically means that the water body does not meet water quality standards and is therefore not suitable for activities such as drinking, swimming, and fishing. When a water body is determined to be impaired, it means that levels of pollutants or other contaminants are present that…Read More
What Does A Gushing Deep Seated Water Well Look Like?
Just watch and wait for it to see a gushing Deep Seated Water well! When drawing water from deep underground, on rare occasions it can reach the surface under pressure with results that can be quite spectacular. “Gusher” wells can occur when the drilling equipment reaches an entry point to a deeper aquifer through a…Read More