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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.
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.
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.
By Brandon Formby, The Dallas Morning News Apr. 15--George W. Bush lives on an impressive four-acre estate in McKinney. A fountain shoots skyward and fills a pond where ducks leisurely swim. Mr. Bush -- not the George W. Bush -- is unaffected by those annoying water restrictions.
By Drewes, Jrg E; Hoppe, Christiane; Jennings, Terry ABSTRACT: The key objective of this study was to investigate the attenuation mechanisms of seven N-nitrosamine compounds at environmental concentrations and under conditions relevant to groundwater recharge operations.
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...