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As Kansas Groundwater Dries Up, Experts Look To Farmers To Conserve

Rex Buchanan of the Kansas Geological Survey measures the aquifer's depth at a well. (David Condos/Kansas News Service)
Rex Buchanan of the Kansas Geological Survey measures the aquifer's depth at a well. (David Condos/Kansas News Service)

Almost a third of the water under Kansas has disappeared, mostly due to decades of irrigating farmland. Farmers are being urged to conserve the amount of water they use to irrigate their crops.

HPPR’s David Condos reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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