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Water Table Dropping in El Paso

The drop in groundwater levels in the El Paso area following a decade-long drought in the Upper Rio Grande Basin is particularly alarming because the rate of recharge in the area is too slow to compensate for the growing rate of pumping.

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The drop in groundwater levels in the El Paso area following a decade-long drought in the Upper Rio Grande Basin is particularly alarming because the rate of recharge in the area is too slow to compensate for the growing rate of pumping. Experts are predicting even less water in the Rio Grande in the future, which will lead to more pumping. Part 4 of Quenching Our Future series. (El Paso Times)

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