Groundwater Discovered Under Antarctic Ice

Groundwater Discovered Under Antarctic Ice

More Confirmation of Vast Freshwater Deposits Across the Planet Last week, scientists announced the first detection of vast amounts of groundwater beneath Antarctic ice. As reported in the journal Science on May 5th, scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography detected the groundwater in thick sediment buried under ice and snow. The amount of water from…

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Solving The Water Crisis – Let Our Shallow Aquifers Recharge

Why be concerned with recharging our shallow aquifers? Well, alarming headlines about drought and the global freshwater crisis are splashed across the media from Sacramento to Cape Town and Dubai. Just as alarming are the draconian “solutions” being mandated to reduce water usage or prevent economic growth. Let Our Shallow Aquifers Recharge There is one…

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Growing Evidence of Abundant Underground Fresh Water Across Our Planet

AquaterreX World Water Day

On this World Water Day, 2022, most pundits will once again sound the alarm over shrinking fresh water sources. However, there is growing evidence that the earth contains enough fresh water to satisfy the needs of the world’s population for thousands of years. Indeed, the U.S. National Groundwater Association estimates there are 22.6 million cubic…

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Defining The Missing Piece In Freshwater Sources

Missing Piece Freshwater Sources

When governments, municipalities or any other water strategy planners plot out their freshwater management stratagems, there are four main sources of freshwater that are usually considered. However, a fifth source should be included in these plans and might very well be the missing piece that solves the puzzle of how we provide fresh water for…

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New Technology Can Save The Planet from The Water Crisis

There is no question much of the planet is facing a water crisis. As we’ve reported before, drought threatens the lives of over two billion people, and four billion people depend on increasingly contaminated shallow groundwater for drinking and food production. The World Resources Institute lists 44 countries as having high baseline water stress. Rather…

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Water Contamination Reaching Your Tap

Tap water contamination

The water pouring from your tap at home has a fair chance of being contaminated. That’s the stark reality of many municipal water systems in the U.S. Those of us who live in the United States may recall the shocking news from Flint, Michigan, regarding contamination from E. coli bacteria that sickened residents and caused…

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Solving the Global Water Crisis

The Drought Outlook Is Not Encouraging With the onset of winter, one would hope there might be some relief to the drought conditions in the northern hemisphere, particularly in the parched southwestern United States. Indeed, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a cyclic La Nina for the US. This could mean…

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