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Stanford scientists and water experts discuss how California can secure a safe and reliable water supply.
Rosamond Naylor, Noah Diffenbaugh, Scott Fendorf, and others are featured in this collection of research funded by seed grants, which are often used to try out risky, early-stage ideas.
A study shows natural sources of hexavalent chromium are affecting more people and wells in California than industrial sources. But groundwater pumping may accelerate release of this carcinogen.
Pumping an aquifer to the last drop squeezes out more than water. A new study suggests it can also unlock dangerous arsenic from buried clays. Sinking land may provide an early warning and measure of contamination.