Ogallala Aquifer - is a vast underground water table. It is one of the worlds largest.  As you can see, Nebraska is almost completely over it.  How did it get it's name? In 1898 N.H. Darton named it after Ogallala, Nebraska.

Ogallala Aquifer - is a vast underground water table. It is one of the worlds largest. As you can see, Nebraska is almost completely over it. In 1898 N. Darton named it after Ogallala, Nebraska.

Ogallala Aquifer - Wikipedia

Ogallala Aquifer - Wikipedia

Ogallala saturated thickness 1997-sattk97-v2 - Ogallala Aquifer - Wikipedia

Ogallala saturated thickness 1997-sattk97-v2 - Ogallala Aquifer - Wikipedia

Ogallala Aquifer - Wikipedia

Ogallala Aquifer - Wikipedia

VIDEO on Groundwater: The Ogallala Aquifer, The largest aquifer in North America | National Science Foundation

Farmers in Kansas and other states that sit atop the Ogallala aquifer -- the largest freshwater aquifer in North America -- are pumping out water for crop ir.

The Ogallala Aquifer: Saving a Vital U.S. Water Source - Scientific American

The Ogallala Aquifer: Saving a Vital U.S. Water Source - Scientific American

One of the world's largest underground bodies of fresh water—the Ogallala aquifer—is quickly shrinking, threatening the livelihoods of farmers in eight U.S. states.

One of the world's largest underground bodies of fresh water—the Ogallala aquifer—is quickly shrinking, threatening the livelihoods of farmers in eight U.S. states.

The Ogallala Aquifer (shaded area) is in a state of overdraft owing to the current rate of water use. If withdrawals continue unabated, the aquifer could be depleted in only a few decades.

The Ogallala Aquifer (shaded area) is in a state of overdraft owing to the current rate of water use. If withdrawals continue unabated, the aquifer could be depleted in only a few decades.

Encyclopedia of the Great Plains | OGALLALA AQUIFER

Encyclopedia of the Great Plains

Keystone XL Primer: How the Pipeline's Route Could Impact the Ogallala Aquifer

Keystone XL Primer: How the Pipeline's Route Could Impact the Ogallala Aquifer

'Ogallala Aquifer Depletion' (2014) by by American fiber artist Kathryn Clark. Four 4 x 6 inch indigo dyed linen textiles with embroidery and ink. via the artist's site

'Ogallala Aquifer Depletion' by by American fiber artist Kathryn Clark. Four 4 x 6 inch indigo dyed linen textiles with embroidery and ink.

Rural areas at risk as water levels drop in Ogallala aquifer | Farm and Ranch | starherald.com

Rural areas at risk as water levels drop in Ogallala aquifer | Farm and Ranch | starherald.com

8/29/11 Debate.  11:17 mins.............    ..............GLOBAL CLIMATE...............    Robert Bryce wants cheap energy...even if it means elevated costs of shipping in sustainable drinking water when the Keystone XL Pipeline spills in the Ogallala Aquifer.  ...Bill McKibbon quoted Jim Hansen of N.A.S.A., [world's foremost] climate scientist said if we begin tapping these unconventional sources for oil, of which the Tar Sands is the biggest example, it is essentially GAME OVER for the…

8/29/11 Debate. 11:17 mins............. ..............GLOBAL CLIMATE............... Robert Bryce wants cheap energy...even if it means elevated costs of shipping in sustainable drinking water when the Keystone XL Pipeline spills in the Ogallala Aquifer. ...Bill McKibbon quoted Jim Hansen of N.A.S.A., [world's foremost] climate scientist said if we begin tapping these unconventional sources for oil, of which the Tar Sands is the biggest example, it is essentially GAME OVER for the…

The Ogallala Aquifer: Saving a Vital U.S. Water Source - Scientific American

The massive underground water source feeds the middle third of the country but is disappearing fast. Can it be conserved?

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