Tag: Ogallala Aquifer

Keystone XL Fact Sheet

Nation’s Largest Aquifer At Risk The route crosses the Ogallala Aquifer, which is one of the country’s largest sources of freshwater. (Bold Nebraska) A spill in the Ogallala Aquifer threatens the drinking water of millions of Americans. (Bold Nebraska) A University of Nebraska at Lincoln professor estimated that the pipeline could have 91 significant spills […]
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Ogallala Aquifer Named “America’s Best Tasting Water”

Mark Hefflinger
Where is the best-tasting water in America? It comes straight out of the Ogallala Aquifer, with no treatment, to residents’ taps in Curtis, Nebraska — the city that beat out 36 other municipalities to win the National Rural Water Association’s “Great American Water Taste Test” competition. The underground Ogallala Aquifer provides crystal clear drinking water to […]
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