Water savings aren’t always what they’re cracked up to be
This study adds to known information:
By Jeff Smith, published 5 Dec 2013 on IWMI news:
"A newly published study of rice-wheat agriculture in Pakistan shows that, while many farmers adopt water conservation technologies such as zero tillage, water use has actually risen, contributing to groundwater depletion."...
Full article and link to publication of Ahmad et al. (in press):