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The World's Largest Pressurized MIEX® System is fully operational at Ocean Shores Water Treatment Plant in Washington.
New Educational Water Conservation Animation Makes Saving Water Fun LAKEWOOD, Calif., Aug.
Below-Normal Rainfall Leads to Water Deficits HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.
In a typical year, California gets about 30 percent of its water from groundwater wells.
Continuing Education Units Credited by the State Department of Public Health LAKEWOOD, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District (WRD) today hosted its 7th Annual Groundwater Quality Workshop, featuring water quality experts from WRD and other agencies speaking on various topics of interest to engineers, water system operators and others who manage or operate public water systems.
The EPA said Thursday it would examine claims that water wells in five states have been contaminated because of natural gas drilling.
Computer algorithms might be useful in identifying sources of groundwater pollution, according to researchers in Australia and India.
A quick and easy way to detect groundwater in semi-arid hard rock areas that is also economical could improve the siting of borewells to improve clean water supply in the developing world.
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...
The water cycle (or hydrologic cycle) describes the continuous movement of water above, below, and on the planet. Since the water cycle is in fact a "cycle", there is no beginning or end. Water exists in three states: liquid, vapor, and ice. Although the balance of water on our planet is fairly constant, individual water molecules may come and go. The water cycle is driven by the sun. The sun heats the oceans and allows water to evaporate into the air. The sun also heats snow and ice which...
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