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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.

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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.

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.


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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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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'