August 2021 Academic & Specialist Princeton University Press

Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains Lucas Bessire


Hardback (B315) | Aug 2021 | Princeton University Press | 9780691212647 | 264pp | 215x139mm | RFB | AUD$47.99, NZD$57.99

An intimate reckoning with aquifer depletion in America's heartland The Ogallala aquifer has nourished life on the American Great Plains for millennia. But less than a century of unsustainable irrigation farming has taxed much of the aquifer beyond repair. The imminent depletion of the Ogallala and other aquifers around the world is a defining p