The Rundown: Groundwater Depletion a Threat to Western U.S.

Today on the program we revisit conversation about the depletion of groundwater from beneath the Colorado River Basin. That draw-down is happening so quickly that long term water security in the West is threatened. So said Rundown guests Stephanie Castle, a water resource specialist at the University of California Irvine, and Jay Famiglietti, a senior water scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory earlier this summer. Plus your local headlines.