Tag Archives: groundwater

Denver’s aquifers city’s next reservoir?

Denver continues to explore its subterranean aquifers to see if they can be used for storage as Colorado’s largest municipal water provide faces the uncertainties posed by climate change and population growth.
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Using aquifers for water storage

Will aquifers be used more frequently for water storage as temperatures rise, accelerating evaporative loss from above-ground reservoirs? Continue reading

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Purloining our groundwater savings accounts

Groundwater is being pumped at unsustainable rates across the United States. But solutions are not universal — and, in fact, some make the argument more well-pumping needs to be done along Colorado’s South Platte River. Continue reading

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