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Using Brackish Groundwater

Regina M. Buono | Pedro Alvarez

Using Brackish Groundwater.

By Regina M. Buono, Katherine R. Zodrow, Pedro J.J. Álvarez and Qilin Li

This issue brief describes the current state of brackish groundwater use and development in the United States. Development of brackish groundwater, if carried out responsibly, can augment supplies and relieve growing stress on freshwater resources.