Declining ground water is a major problem for us , these days. 
- Over population in some areas.
- Overwhelming Industrialization and Urbanization.
- Poor irrigation facilities, which constantly use ground water for field, resulting   in rapid decline of water levels.
- Unsustainable developmental goals.
All these are major reasons for over use of ground water.

Yes, definitely Development is [possible without over use. This is what we know as " Sustainable development" . Sustainable development uses today resources judiciously , so that the future generation too has their fair share of resources. Promoting sustainable development can to lots to preserve ground water levels.
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