The Rundown: Groundwater Depletion Threatens Long-Term Water Supply in West

Today on the show, groundwater is being depleted so rapidly from beneath the Colorado River Basin that long term water security in the West is threatened. That’s the conclusion of a new study by our 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. Plus your local headlines and Political Cornflakes.