Posts Tagged: Unsafe Yield

Actionable Groundwater Information

Wellntel Analytics Dashboard Sample

This December, Wellntel is launching a revolutionary new way for groundwater managers and their consultants to access, view, explore, and act on data from groundwater monitoring networks. Wellntel’s Analytics Dashboard is a living library of interactive tools to see groundwater network and well behaviors and interactions in real-time, creating powerful new opportunities for managers and consultants…. Read more »

25% of cropland is water stressed

The World Resources Institute’s Aquaduct project has published a global assessment of agricultural risk from water shortages. The report says that 25% of the world’s agriculture is grown in highly water-stressed areas, suggesting that sustainable water practices will be vital to farm businesses and the people that depend on them for food. The data are… Read more »

Paso Robles water wells running dry, trucks delivering water

If you’ve wondered why a private well owner would want or need Wellntel, listen to this story about the region around Paso Robles, California, where the pressure is so severe that family wells are drying up and residents are having to truck in water. Listen here: “Wells Run Dry in Paso Robles” from TCRAM 2013-10-30… Read more »

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.

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.

Business awareness of water-risk growing

Awareness of the impact of water related issues on business operations is growing. The CDP Global Water Report, which surveyed 185 of 318 companies listed on the FTSE Global Equity Index Series (Global 500), found 68 percent of companies view water as a substantial risk to their business. Companies are even beginning to reach into… Read more »