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Chuck West

CASNR, TAWC researchers battle to slow decline of Ogallala Aquifer

The Texas South Plains produces about 30 percent of the nation's cotton, 15 percent of the livestock and most of those products depend on the groundwater below us. And while the South Plains isn't failing yet as a whole, human activities continue to deplete water resources faster than they can rejuvenate.