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Declining Aquifer has Farmers Scrambling

The high plains aquifer is drying up from Texas to Kansas, sending farmers scurrying for alternative, less water-intensive, crops and stocks.

Wellntel for Rural Homeowners

Wellntel is mentioned as part of a smart water conservation strategy for rural homeowners in this month’s Acreage Life Magazine.

See you in Texas!

Team Wellntel will be at the NGWA show in San Antonio on April 29 presenting “Groundwater Grid: The Electric Smart Grid Offers Lessons Learned and Avoidable Pitfalls When Monitoring Groundwater.”

New Atlas: Water Rights in California

The Water Rights Atlas addresses California’s water crisis by opening, organizing, and distilling dysfunctional state-level data to improve efficiency and access for water resource managers and the public.

Texas lawmaker proposing mandatory well metering

We’re watching a developing story that has us wondering: will irrigators soon be forced to measure consumption? And if so, will supply side information inform smarter policy?

Groundwater Concerns in the Land of Lakes

Minnesota’s Star Tribune is reporting that the water cycle in the Twin Cities area is far out of balance with withdrawals surpassing the rate of recharge. Experts are predicting that unsustainable consumption will force farmers and residents to go elsewhere.