Team receives $10m to study Ogallala Aquifer

A consortium of universities has been awarded a $10m grant address water challenges in the Ogallala Aquifer region.

For more than 80 years, the Ogallala Aquifer, the largest freshwater aquifer in the world, has been the main source of agricultural and public water for parts of seven states in the Great Plains.

Now, Colorado State University will take a leading role as part of a university consortium funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food & Agriculture to address agricultural sustainability on the Ogallala Aquifer.

The consortium, comprised of Colorad

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