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Managing the Impacts of Water Scarcity on Aquifer Systems

Managing the Impacts of Water Scarcity on Aquifer Systems

SEPTEMBER 2017 PRESIDENT’S COLUMN GROUNDWATER REPRESENTS ABOUT 97.5% of Earth’s liquid freshwater. Much groundwater occurs in aquifers, which develop from Earth’s water cycle, as a function of the rain that ultimately percolates through the soil and accumulates underground. Groundwater availability…