Aquifer declines reverse course

Egin Lakes has become one of the most important recharge sites in the upper portion of the aquifer. As irrigation season begins and recharge tapers off, the effort is still ongoing there. Post Register file

Two consecutive good water years have been a major boon for the East Snake Plain Aquifer, the key waster source for cities and agricultural producers from St. Anthony to the Magic Valley. The development buoys hope that aquifer recharge will play a big role in making water use sustainable into the future, alleviating major water conflicts between cities and groundwater irrigators in the local region and surface water irrigators in the Treasure Valley.

ISU research team earns fellowship


POCATELLO — A team of three international researchers from Idaho State University using math and statistics to help better predict cloud formation and the weather have been awarded a Computing Sciences Research Pathways Fellowship to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif., this summer.



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