Megan Konar

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Food Fix: "How investing in infrastructure can make the world less hungry", radio interview with Ben Muir, 20 May 2017. Link

WTAX Radio: "Link between buying crop insurance and using water", radio interview with Dave Dahl, 15 May 2017. Link

The 21st, Illinois Public Radio: "Study: Crop insurance linked to increased water usage", radio interview with Niala Boodhoo, 06 April 2017. Link

Yale Environment Review: "Virtual water flows and trade: The complex relationship between agriculture and water", by Sam Cohen, 21 January 2016. Link

New York Times: "California wants to store water for farmers, but struggles over how to do it", by Justin Gillis, 21 December 2015. Link

LA Times: "Cities' food supplies are eating into groundwater reserves, study finds", by Sasha Harris-Lovett, 3 July 2015. Link

environmentalresearchweb: "Where is U.S. aquifer water headed?", by Liz Kalaugher, 30 June 2015. Link

TAKEPART: "Many of your groceries are really just groundwater in disguise", by Willy Blackmore, 30 June 2015. Link

TIME Magazine: "How draining global groundwater supplies could harm the food supply", by Justin Worland, 30 June 2015. Link

Smithsonian Magazine: "Here's how U.S. groundwater travels the globe via food", by Sarah Zielinski, 29 June 2015. Link

NPR Illinois: "Illinois is nation's biggest center for food transport'", by Jamey Dunn, 1 February 2015. Link

Smithsonian Magazine: "Ancient Roman water networks made the empire vulnerable", by Francie Diep, 19 December 2014. Link

Science World Report: "Illinois critical hub for food security: transportation infrastructure helps", by Kathleen Lees, 18 December 2014. Link