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":
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.
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