Ogallala Water Aquifer

Here’s some information on the Ogallala Aquifer, to give more of a background to that water crisis, which Annin touches on.

U.S. Geological Survey: High Plains Water-Level Monitoring Study

Scientific American: The Ogallala Aquifer: Saving a Vital U.S. Water Source (2009)

Bloomberg: Depletion of Giant Aquifer Threatens Vital U.S. Farmland (2015)

Kansas City Star: A drying shame: With the Ogallala Aquifer in peril, the days of irrigation for western Kansas seem numbered (2015) 

National Geographic: Texas Water District Acts to Slow Depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer (2012)

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