MSU aims to stop water loss in High Plains aquifer

Outlet: mining

October 25, 2010

EAST LANSING (AP) — An underground water stock nearly equal to two of the Great Lakes doesn’t guarantee America’s High Plains will be able to fulfill the heavy demand of the region’s agriculture.
Despite its vast holdings, the Ogallala Aquifer is losing water, and Michigan State University scientists are looking for ways to halt that shrinkage and secure a future supply for the region’s farmers..