Posts Categorized: Hydrology

“In a nonstationary world, continuity of observations is critical”*

Visualization of a very wavy Northern Hemisphere jet stream. (NASA)

Groundwater isn’t static anymore… It is true that groundwater as a natural resource has never been truly static, in the sense that it is constantly moving from points of recharge to points of natural discharge. All components of the hydrological cycle, including groundwater, move continually in response to large-scale physical drivers and the energy dynamics… Read more »

Rainfall impacting groundwater levels in Central California

Wellntel: Rainfall vs groundwater level

Wellntel owners in central California are tracking the impacts of heavy rainfalls on groundwater levels in their wells. In a dramatic weather turn, the skies have opened up over an area that has suffered many months of drought. In Paso Robles, for example, there has been a total of seventeen inches of rainfall since October, with eleven of it… Read more »