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Water Specialists Meet for Summit on Declining Ogallala Levels

The Kansas Geological Survey says a 30 percent reduction in water use is needed to stop the Ogallala from continuing to shrink in Western Kansas.

Farmers and water specialists are meeting this week in Western Kansas to discuss the steady decline of a critical natural resource for Plains states. The Ogallala Aquifer, an underground reservoir stretching from Texas to South Dakota, is crucial to agricultural irrigation. Ben Kuebrich of High Plains Public Radio reports.


 
 
          
 

 
 

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