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2008-08-17 12:00:20

When he was governor, Angus King often lamented the lack of value- added components in Maine's economy. Wood chips and pulp should not be exported, he argued; instead, Maine should lead in paper, lumber and furniture making.

2008-08-14 09:00:39

Olympic water self sufficient, no deep aquifer water involved BEIJING, Aug.

2008-08-09 03:00:16

By Anonymous WATER ENGINEERING THE SECURITY AND QUALITY of the water supply is a major issue facing every South African community. From tiny dorps to big cities, the demands for potable and industrial or agricultural usage water are ever increasing.

2008-08-05 18:00:19

By RONALD L. LITTLEPAGE Spinning around the news dial ... click. First an update on the idiotic plan by yet another bottled water company to suck 177 million gallons of water a year out of the already stressed Floridan aquifer. Staffers at the St.

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Lynn Arave Deseret News SOUTH WEBER -- Two large gravel pits in town are ever-growing icons in an otherwise bedroom community. However, that may change one day.

2008-07-30 18:00:32

By RONALD L. LITTLEPAGE There's more proof that St. Johns River Water Management District staffers are living in La-La Land.

2008-07-27 12:00:28

By Matt Hildner, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 27--ALAMOSA -- The federal government will try to secure its right to groundwater beneath the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve on Wednesday, when a three-week trial is scheduled to open in the Water Court for Division 3.

2008-07-24 12:00:42

By Anna Ferguson, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jul. 24--The conundrum of a fresh-water supply in Brunswick being contaminated by salt water may soon be resolved. The U.S.

2008-07-11 15:00:24

By RICHARD COWEN, STAFF WRITER How much more development can the Highlands region support and still guarantee enough drinking water for the 5.5 million New Jersey residents who rely on its waterways and reservoirs? That was the key question Thursday as the 14-member New Jersey Highlands Council met for the final time before next week's historic vote on the Regional Master Plan.

2008-07-09 15:00:19

By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 9--Critics of a new Columbia River crossing have long argued that a planned replacement bridge on Interstate 5 will degrade the environment and fuel more urban sprawl.

Latest Aquifer Reference Libraries

2009-07-06 17:58:20

The water cycle (or hydrologic cycle) describes the continuous movement of water above, below, and on the planet. Since the water cycle is in fact a "cycle", there is no beginning or end. Water exists in three states: liquid, vapor, and ice. Although the balance of water on our planet is fairly constant, individual water molecules may come and go. The water cycle is driven by the sun. The sun heats the oceans and allows water to evaporate into the air. The sun also heats snow and ice which...

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