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International water scientists today issued a call for action over the growing threat to the world’s groundwater supplies from over-extraction and pollution.
Northrop Grumman recently provided a grant to Rose State College to be used for the digging of an educational water well. Midwest City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) December
Intensive agriculture practices developed during the past century have helped improve food security for many people but have also added to nitrate pollution in surface and groundwaters.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, a National Law Firm, Urges the EPA to Continue Investigating Groundwater Contamination in Areas where Gas Exploration and Hydraulic Fracturing are Occurring in Light
The record-breaking drought in Texas that has fueled wildfires, decimated crops and forced cattle sales has also reduced groundwater levels in much of the state to the lowest levels in more than 60 years.
Suitable habitat for native fishes in many Great Plains streams has been significantly reduced by the pumping of groundwater from the High Plains aquifer – and scientists analyzing the water loss say ecological futures for these fishes are “bleak.”
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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