Scientific Evidence of New Sources of Fresh Groundwater
New scientific discoveries of fresh, sustainable groundwater are occurring regularly and offer hope to water-stressed regions.
NGWA: 22.6 Million Cubic Kilometers of Groundwater
The U.S. National Groundwater Association estimates that there are 22.6 million cubic kilometers of groundwater in the upper two kilometers of the earth’s crust (NGWA facts). That is enough water to supply Earth for over 6,000 years at today’s global consumption rates.
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Railroad Commission: Newly Named Maverick Basin Aquifer
One example of huge new sources of fresh groundwater being discovered came within the last two years in Texas. The newly named Maverick Basin Aquifer is known to be at least 3,000 square miles and averages 1,000 feet thick in most places. This comes years after Texas water experts concluded their deeper aquifers are brackish (salty) at best. Water tests on this new aquifer show it comes out of the ground already meeting or exceeding federal and state drinking water standards. Deep aquifer (texas.gov).
Colombia University Researchers: Massive Pool of Fresh Water
Scientists discovered a giant hidden pool of freshwater sitting offshore New England. The water extends from Delaware to Massachusetts and possibly beyond. The total amount is said to be twice the volume of Lake Ontario and it stretches hundreds of miles, as reported by Columbia University in Scientific Reports Massive reservoir off New England.
University of Hawaii: Offshore Freshwater Discovery
Offshore submarine freshwater discovery raises hopes for islands worldwide. Twice as much freshwater is stored offshore of Hawai'i Island than was previously thought, according to a University of Hawai'i study. The groundbreaking findings, published in Science Advances, reveal a novel way in which substantial volumes of freshwater are transported from onshore to offshore submarine aquifers along the coast of Hawai'i Island. Offshore submarine freshwater discovery raises hopes for islands worldwide (phys.org)
Science Magazine: Water in Earth's Lower Mantle
Scientists have been uncovering evidence of massive amounts of water underground. A peer reviewed paper in Science magazine claimed “Earth’s lower mantle may store about five times more H2O than the oceans.” Science magazine.