The Syria Groundwater Story

Some data from the Aleppo region to tell the Syria groundwater story.

The authors of this paper (Aw-Hassan et al., 2014) point out that the groundwater crisis is not just in Syria…” Over-extraction of groundwater and aquifer depletion threatens many of the world’s most important food producing regions, including the North China Plain, the Indian Punjab, parts of Southeast Asia, large areas of MENA, and much of the western United States” (p. 204).