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2013-01-14 10:32:05

Invading seawater threatens to pollute or destroy scores of Australia’s coastal water supplies.

2012-06-18 23:29:24

A portion of the groundwater in the upper Patapsco aquifer underlying Maryland is over a million years old.

2012-01-26 15:40:39

The key to understanding how future hurricanes and sea level rise may trigger changes to South Florida's native coastal forests lurks below the surface, according to a new model linking coastal forests to groundwater.

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2011-06-06 14:09:12

With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), biogeochemists are investigating how climate change and sea level rise may impact fresh and saltwater ecosystems, such as this marsh.

2008-08-09 03:00:16

By Anonymous WATER ENGINEERING THE SECURITY AND QUALITY of the water supply is a major issue facing every South African community. From tiny dorps to big cities, the demands for potable and industrial or agricultural usage water are ever increasing.

2008-07-24 12:00:42

By Anna Ferguson, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jul. 24--The conundrum of a fresh-water supply in Brunswick being contaminated by salt water may soon be resolved. The U.S.

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.

2007-12-25 06:00:12

By Elaine De Valle, The Miami Herald Dec. 25--Not everyone who lives in Gables by the Sea is technically by the sea. About a quarter of the 360 homeowners in the affluent community do not have access to Biscayne Bay.

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2007-05-10 06:00:00

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.

2007-04-15 03:00:18

By Rotzoll, Kolja; El-Kadi, Aly I; Gingerich, Stephen B ABSTRACT: In recent years the ground-water demand of the population of the island of Maui, Hawaii, has significantly increased.