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Groundwater sustainability strategies

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Aquifers are the primary source of drinking water for up to two billion people. To avoid overexploitation, lengthy renewal periods of some aquifers must be taken into account.

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  1. Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, 6339 Stores Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4, Canada

    • Tom Gleeson
  2. School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada

    • Jonathan VanderSteen
  3. Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas, 1930 Constant Avenue, Lawrence, Kansas 66047, USA

    • Marios A. Sophocleous
  4. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, 335 Takashima-cho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto, 602-0878, Japan

    • Makoto Taniguchi
  5. U.S. Geological Survey, 411 National Center, Reston, Virginia 20192, USA

    • William M. Alley
  6. Department of Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 7239 TASC I Building, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5A 1S6, Canada

    • Diana M. Allen
  7. Water Engineering Department, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Westvest 7, P.O. Box 3015 2601 DA, Delft, The Netherlands.

    • Yangxiao Zhou

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