South Napa earthquake revived bone-dry streams

Shaking freed groundwater trapped in nearby hills

South Napa earthquake

QUENCHING QUAKE  The South Napa earthquake in August caused groundwater from nearby hills to flow through previously dry streambeds such as Arroyo Seco Creek (shown here before the recent drought), new research suggests.

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