From KVPR – Argus is the lead author on a new study showing that more groundwater from below the Sierra is funneling into the Central Valley’s aquifers than previously thought. The data has potentially big implications for water managers. “We’re measuring how much water is gained and lost in California,” Argus says. So what does Argus’ bathroom scale – the Sierra – tell us about the water supply? The space agency’s research shows the Sierra’s mere presence is slowly helping recharge overtapped aquifers in the face of drought. (more)