Author

Alan Seltzer

Alan Seltzer

Assistant Scientist in Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Ancient groundwater: Why the water you’re drinking may be thousands of years old

By: , and - October 24, 2021

Communities that rely on the Colorado River are facing a water crisis. Lake Mead, the river’s largest reservoir, has fallen to levels not seen since it was created by the construction of the Hoover Dam roughly a century ago. Arizona and Nevada are facing their first-ever mandated water cuts, while water is being released from […]