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2011-02-04 14:26:00

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Texas Water Resources, LP (STWR) today released a white paper summarizing more than two years of scientific research on the Southwest Texas Water Project (STWP).

2011-01-31 20:32:43

Using funding provided under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory has launched a demonstration project near one of the Savannah River Site's former production reactor sites to clean up chemically contaminated groundwater, naturally.

2011-01-24 15:25:00

University of British Columbia researchers have produced the first map of the world outlining the ease of fluid flow through the planet's porous surface rocks and sediments.

2011-01-05 13:47:10

The University of Minnesota's Water Resources Center has authored a first-ever, comprehensive report designed to protect and preserve Minnesota's lakes, rivers and groundwater for the 21st century and beyond.

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2010-12-14 08:37:06

When you dive into that salad full of lettuce grown in the American West, there's a good chance you are enjoying the product of irrigation from an underground water source.

2010-12-13 11:36:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based law firm, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C.

2010-12-08 21:41:01

Potentially harmful arsenic levels have been found in private water wells in towns across Maine where elevated arsenic risks were not previously suspected.

2010-12-02 15:15:00

District Presents an Overview of the Groundwater Supply in Southern LA County LAKEWOOD, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) hosted its 2nd Annual State of the District address.

2010-11-04 01:16:29

The amount of water flowing in streams and rivers has been significantly altered in nearly 90 percent of waters that were assessed in a new nationwide USGS study.


Latest Groundwater Reference Libraries

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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2009-07-06 17:58:20

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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