Latest aquifers Stories

2009-07-13 15:10:09

Groundwater pumping in California's San Joaquin Valley has reduced aquifers to historic lows, a government report indicates. A massive study of the region's groundwater supplies by the U.S.

2009-07-10 14:20:42

In the first ecological study of its kind in the world, a Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center researcher has uncovered the unique finding that groundwater and airborne manganese in North Carolina correlates with cancer mortality at the county level.

2009-05-11 06:00:00

OTTAWA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ - A 15-member expert panel, appointed by the Council of Canadian Academies, has concluded that a Canada-wide sustainability framework is required to improve the management and understanding of Canada's groundwater.

2009-05-08 12:58:00

SBVWCD's rates remain lowest in the state despite ailing economy. REDLANDS, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- At a public hearing on April 29th, the Board of Directors of the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District (SBVWCD) established new Groundwater Charges for the 2008-2009 water year.

2009-03-25 09:45:00

Every day, more than 140 million people in southern Asia drink groundwater contaminated with arsenic.

2009-02-25 11:57:24

Ancient groundwater being tapped by Jordan, one of the 10 most water-deprived nations in the world, has been found to contain twenty times the radiation considered safe for drinking water in a new study by an international team of researchers.

2008-12-18 15:37:58

It's no simple matter to figure out how regional changes in precipitation, expected to result from global climate change, may affect water supplies.

2008-10-23 09:10:00

For the first time, the world's freshwater aquifers will soon be charted on a map, the United Nations announced Wednesday in New York. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's map of the world's underground water resources will be submitted to the U.N.

2008-10-10 18:00:17

By Steve Bennish Staff Writer DAYTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could begin sampling groundwater this year as it goes forward with developing a plan to clean up contamination in the vicinity of the Behr Dayton Thermal Products plant, 1600 Webster St.

2008-10-06 03:00:14

By Anonymous Ground was broken on August 22 at Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) newest full-scale groundwater recharge facility, which will replenish 40,000 acre-feet annually into the eastern Coachella Valley's aquifer.

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Water Pollution
2013-03-25 12:43:15

Water pollution is the contamination of bodies of water including rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution is when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into a body of water without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the plants and organisms that reside in these bodies of water. In almost all of the cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but to the natural biological communities as...

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