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FIMCO-MEISTER
02-21-2009, 08:28 AM
Saw this on Drudge

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20090220/D96FI4R85.html

same page had investing in water

http://www.freeinvestingreports.com/daily-reckoning/g110508alp?gclid=CM6WrK3O7ZgCFQEuxwodGUOQ0Q

NOAA image

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/expert_assessment/season_drought.gif

Dripit good
02-21-2009, 08:33 AM
That is a large and complex problem to solve.

FIMCO-MEISTER
02-21-2009, 08:36 AM
That is a large and complex problem to solve.

Especially after reading CADILLAC DESERT. The whole water system in that area is akin to our banking situation prior to this financial collapse.

Kiril
02-21-2009, 12:10 PM
Gonna be a good year for me .... being a sustainable (emphasis for Bic) soil and water manager. :)

mitchgo
02-21-2009, 03:10 PM
hmmm wasn't it just pouring there hardcore a few days ago ?

ARGOS
02-21-2009, 03:20 PM
The scarry part of that article is that the farmers have to resort to "expensive well pumping". Further depleting the San Joaquin Aquifer.

Here is slightly old, but interesting info. San Joaquin Aquifer. (http://academic.emporia.edu/schulmem/hydro/TERM%20PROJECTS/2008/Trump/mineral%20resources%20of%20Kansas.html)

Mike Leary
02-21-2009, 03:21 PM
Gonna be a good year for me .... being a sustainable (emphasis for Bic) soil and water manager. :)

Ahh, the smell of sagebrush in the morning.

Kiril
02-21-2009, 03:23 PM
The scarry part of that article is that the farmers have to resort to "expensive well pumping". Further depleting the San Joaquin Aquifer.

Here is slightly old, but interesting info. San Joaquin Aquifer. (http://academic.emporia.edu/schulmem/hydro/TERM%20PROJECTS/2008/Trump/mineral%20resources%20of%20Kansas.html)

Dude ... see if you can find some pics of the subsidence that is occurring due to over mining the aquifer.

ARGOS
02-21-2009, 03:24 PM
hmmm wasn't it just pouring there hardcore a few days ago ?

Recharging the aquifer from precipitation is minimal. We need a lot more then a few days of rain fall, we need sierra snow pack and some consistent rainfall.

ARGOS
02-21-2009, 03:28 PM
Dude ... see if you can find some pics of the subsidence that is occurring due to over mining the aquifer.

Subsidence (http://ca.water.usgs.gov/groundwater/sub/)? Last year didn't you post some pictures of houses and some cranes collapsing?

Mike Leary
02-21-2009, 03:32 PM
[ Last year didn't you post some pictures of houses and some cranes collapsing?

I don't mind old pics, known to post a few myself.

ARGOS
02-21-2009, 03:37 PM
This one is on almost every susidence website. I can see why, it is pretty startling. 1925 is probably off the pole now.

"Approximate location of maximum subsidence in the United States identified by research efforts of Dr. Joseph F. Poland (pictured). Signs on pole show approximate altitude of land surface in 1925, 1955, and 1977. The site is in the San Joaquin Valley southwest of Mendota, California. "

Mike Leary
02-21-2009, 03:40 PM
This one is on almost every susidence website.

If you guys are going to be closet agronomists, learn to spell. :hammerhead:

ARGOS
02-21-2009, 03:44 PM
I have a personal distaste for the letter b.

Mike Leary
02-21-2009, 03:48 PM
I have a personal distaste for the letter b.

So is your real name "Bargoes".?

Wet_Boots
02-21-2009, 03:55 PM
It gets to be a problem when he wants to go bass fishing.

Mike Leary
02-21-2009, 04:13 PM
Parts store always looked at him strangely when he asked for "ubblers".

Kiril
02-21-2009, 04:31 PM
If you guys are going to be closet agronomists, learn to spell. :hammerhead:

That would be closet hydrologist to you sonny boy.

ARGOS
02-21-2009, 04:41 PM
Parts store always looked at him strangely when he asked for "ubblers".

They always understand me 'cause I drop the b after a few 'eers.

Kiril
02-21-2009, 04:54 PM
This one is on almost every susidence website. I can see why, it is pretty startling. 1925 is probably off the pole now.

"Approximate location of maximum subsidence in the United States identified by research efforts of Dr. Joseph F. Poland (pictured). Signs on pole show approximate altitude of land surface in 1925, 1955, and 1977. The site is in the San Joaquin Valley southwest of Mendota, California. "

Dude, like totally sweet example. :clapping:

hoskm01
02-22-2009, 03:38 AM
Dude, like totally sweet example. :clapping:
I know, right?