Open Access Opinion

Overlooked impacts of climate change on groundwater

Helen Rutter1* and Andrew Dark2

1Water and Land, Aqualinc Research Ltd, New Zealand

2Research and Development, Aqualinc Research Ltd, New Zealand

Corresponding Author

Received Date: May 08, 2020;  Published Date: May 29, 2020


Climate change is a current area of huge concern. City, district and regional councils are grappling with climate change implications for their respective areas and what advice they should provide to stakeholders about housing, infrastructure and land use into the future. There are many specific issues, including impacts of extreme events, long-term changes in rainfall or weather patterns that might affect the ability to grow crops, and coastal inundation from sea level rise. However, there are also some more subtle, but still important, aspects of climate change that are often overlooked, for example:

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