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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.

2008-10-03 21:00:17

By Robert S. Hong -- Photo Gallery: Groundwater treatment ALHAMBRA - Saying it will secure the city's drinking water supply for the future, officials Thursday held a grand opening for a new $13.8million treatment plant.

2008-10-03 03:00:23

By Robert S. Hong -- Photo Gallery: Groundwater treatment ALHAMBRA - Saying it will secure the city's drinking water supply for the future, officials Thursday held a grand opening for a new $13.8 million treatment plant.

2008-10-02 18:00:14

By Juan-Carlos Rodriguez Journal Staff Writer Chava Trucking Co., which was on the receiving end of a nearly $1 million fine by the New Mexico Environment Department in April, has come up with a plan to start cleaning up its mess.

2008-10-02 03:00:25

By Rebecca Kimitch Efforts to rid San Gabriel Valley water of harmful chemicals and to increase supplies in the face of a statewide drought are likely to get a $10 million boost thanks to legislation signed by the governor.

2008-10-01 15:00:21

The editorial "Poland Spring paradox" (Sept. 23) was deeply disappointing. While claiming to provide a balanced perspective on a difficult issue, the piece was actually a thinly-veiled defense of Nestle Waters/Poland Spring's operations in Maine.

2008-09-23 15:00:27

By ELAINE D'AURIZIO, STAFF WRITER POMPTON LAKES -- In a recent conversation with The Record, staff members of the state Department of Environmental Protection reported the following about the chemical contamination beneath a local neighborhood: * To date, vapor testing of homes above the plume has shown some evidence of the degreasing chemicals PCE and TCE, some above and some below the state's standard for screening.

2008-09-17 15:00:20

Researchers say increasing demand for groundwater in Iran is depleting that nation's water supplies, resulting in land surface deformations. An international team of scientists said decades of unrestrained groundwater extraction are linked to land surface deformation on local and regional scales.


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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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