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Nebraska sees modest groundwater decline

Unlike news reports coming out of Colorado and Kansas, Nebraska isn't in danger of running out of groundwater from the High Plains Aquifer anytime soon. But the levels still are on average below pre-pumping water levels, according to the newest Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report.
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Nebraska sees modest groundwater decline

Research shows large-scale irrigation reduces local precipitation

Joe Szilagyi has shown widespread irrigation has resulted in a net moisture loss in Nebraska, a finding that could have worldwide water conservation implications if substantiated by further research.
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Research shows large-scale irrigation reduces local precipitation

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