Articles from February 2024

The Ocheyedan river running dry

Iowa needs a plan for using its precious groundwater

Thursday, February 22, 2024
A conversion of several factors, some natural and some self-imposed, is leading to recognition that the State of Iowa needs a plan to safeguard groundwater reserves in the future.
Multi-colored rocks

Hydrogeologists’ Corner: Understanding Groundwater

Monday, February 5, 2024
The field of hydrogeology (hydro- meaning water, and -geology meaning the study of the earth) is the area of geology that deals with the distribution and movement of groundwater in the subsurface. Groundwater can be an abstract idea to folks because it is occurs below ground and cannot be directly observed.