From: Paul Geary, ENN
Published May 17, 2005 12:00 AM

EarthNews Radio: Water Follies

A new book explores the relationship between groundwater and rivers: Many rivers are drying up all over the country.

Jerry Kay spoke to author Robert Glennon, Law Professor at the University of Arizona and author of the book "Water Follies - Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America's Fresh Waters":

Listen to EarthNews Radio: Water Follies.

Glennon began studying the issue of dry rivers in Arizona, but found that drying rivers and groundwater pumping was a nationwide problem. He says that even places like Massachusetts that get plenty of rain are seeing rivers drying up because of the overpumping of groundwater from wells.

The learn more about "Water Follies," visit A Clean Well-Lighted Place For Books.

Be sure to visit the home of EarthNews Radio here on ENN, to hear a collection of Jerry Kay's interviews about science and the environment from a number of interesting and knowledgeable guests. It can be found here: ENN Radio Network.

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