Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2014 12:00 am
Anyone who thinks the state can afford to ignore water should read UNL’s 2013 Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report.
It tells of a steep, year-over-year decline in the state’s water table of more than a foot. That is as much a danger to Omaha and Lincoln urbanites as it is to irrigators around McCook or Holdrege.
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