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2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Joseph M. Dougherty Deseret News WOODS CROSS -- A recent environmental study that evaluated the impacts of a new culinary water well in Woods Cross appears to give the go-ahead for the city to begin designing a $5 million well.

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 18:00:35

By Nancy Madsen, Watertown Daily Times, N.Y. Jul. 24--CLAYTON -- Several residents in the town's wind district are worried that construction of massive windmills will cause contamination of their wells.

2008-07-21 06:00:26

By Abbe Smith, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 21--WEST HAVEN -- The city's Water Pollution Control Facility has violated its federal discharge permit more frequently over the past year than previous years, and now city officials are trying to find out why.

2008-07-21 03:00:25

By Tampone, Kevin SYRACUSE - Dust. Who would have thought it could be useful? Really, it's an irritant to everyone from allergy sufferers to neat freaks.

2008-07-16 21:00:17

By Kelly Young, Jacksonville Daily Progress, Texas Jul. 16--Back in April, for the first time in their history, the board of directors of the Neches and Trinity Valleys Groundwater Conservation District allowed an applicant to use the district's groundwater to build a recreational surface lake.

2008-07-15 03:00:21

By Daly, Pete LANSING - Legislation that makes Michigan a member of the Great Lakes Compact may help protect the region's water from diversion to distant states, but it will also ensure that businesses in Michigan can know in advance just how much groundwater they can legally withdraw in any given location.

2008-07-12 18:00:14

By Carlos Moncada, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 12--U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Monday is expected to call on the federal government's help in cleaning up the toxic groundwater plume of chemicals that has now spread to Azalea Elementary School from the Raytheon defense plant in west St. Petersburg.

2008-07-09 12:00:24

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A group representing state environmental regulators across the country today told a congressional panel that current rates of water use are unsustainable and are already leading to critical shortages in some areas.

2008-07-04 03:00:14

By Ramachandran, Mahesh On a flat floodplain, on the northwestern coast of the island of Java, modern office towers dominate the Jakarta skyline, lending the city an aura of strength and prosperity.


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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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