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During Recent Droughts: Central Valley Groundwater Levels Reached Historical Lows and Land Subsidence Intensified

October 2, 2015 - in Corporate, Water

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – This year, groundwater levels in many wells in California’s Central Valley are at or below historical low levels. In addition, from 2007 through 2015, land subsidence that correlates to areas with large groundwater level declines has…

California Drought Causes Valley Land to Sink

August 24, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

As Californians continue pumping groundwater in response to the historic drought, the California Department of Water Resources today released a new NASA…

Land Subsidence Poses Risk to Water Infrastructure in California’s San Joaquin Valley

November 19, 2013 - in Maintenance, Projects, Water

Extensive groundwater pumping from San Joaquin Valley aquifers is increasing the rate of land subsidence, or sinking. This large-scale and rapid subsidence…