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Ogallala Aquifer

  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy
  • Keywords:water

The Ogallala aquifer is the largest underground source of water in North America. Also known as the High Plains aquifer, it underpins the economy of the Great Plains area and is believed to hold a “quadrillion gallons of water”—enough apparently to ...

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