Kevin M. Befus


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Rethinking groundwater age
Grant Ferguson, Mark O. Cuthbert, Kevin M. Befus, Tom Gleeson, Jennifer C. McIntosh
Nature Geoscience, Volume 13, Issue 9

It is commonly thought that old groundwater cannot be pumped sustainably, and that recently recharged groundwater is inherently sustainable. We argue that both old and young groundwaters can be used in physically sustainable or unsustainable ways.