Feds document shrinking San Joaquin Valley aquifer

Outlet: sacbee.com

July 13, 2009

California’s San Joaquin Valley has lost 60 million acre-feet of groundwater since 1961, according to a new federal study. That’s enough water for 60 Folsom reservoirs.
This is among the findings in a massive study of groundwater in California’s Central Valley by the U.S. Geological Survey. It helps shed light on the mysteries and dangers of California’s groundwater
consumption, which is mostly unregulated…