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2008-07-02 06:00:30

By Andrew Barksdale, The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. Jul. 2--Cumberland County's public health director said in a memo Tuesday that steps have been taken to ensure local and state officials communicate when contaminated wells are discovered.

2008-06-18 09:00:36

By Krista Ledbetter The Fox Valley's underground aquifer is rebounding, but the rising water carries with it a greater chance of arsenic contamination.

2008-06-18 09:00:35

By Michelle Dynes official guesses a couple hundred gallons of solvent might have seeped into the ground at The city-owned site. By Michelle Dynes mdynes@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - The U.S.

2008-06-16 15:00:20

By ELIE DOLGIN Tornadoes and rainwater stormed over Wisconsin last week. But the torrential downpours were not the only waters on the rise. New research indicates that the volume of water trickling under our drenched feet has increased as well.

2008-06-16 06:00:16

By Alicia Rimel, The News Virginian, The News Virginian, Waynesboro, Va. Jun. 16--Water use restrictions could loom this summer if another dry, warm season follows last year's drought, area officials said. In some areas, despite spring rains, water levels already are low.

2008-06-15 18:00:00

By Robert Sargent, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Jun. 15--GROVELAND David Leverett fondly recalls the years when he could stand on his dock and peer down into the clear water of Lake Desire. But today the old wooden dock is surrounded by sand.

2008-06-14 09:00:20

By Kayla Bunge, The Janesville Gazette, Wis. Jun. 14--WILLIAMS BAY -- The development of a computer model to map groundwater flow in the Geneva Lake area is about six months behind.

2007-07-25 12:22:44

U.S. scientists have found the use of in-ground waste disposal is producing sewage-contaminated groundwater, threatening Florida corals and human health. The University of Georgia study involved the offshore reefs of the upper Florida Keys.

2007-06-10 15:52:18

Algeria, Libya and Tunisia have kicked off an ambitious water project called GEO-AQUIFER that will use satellite imagery to support the monitoring and sustainable management of their common, transboundary groundwater resources, bettering the living conditions of their population.

2007-05-10 06:00:00

With the drought elevating a perpetual problem into a critical concern, state water managers are poised today to impose severe new restrictions to combat a seeping front of sea water that threatens the water supply for hundreds of thousands of coastal residents.

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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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