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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.

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.

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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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