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2008-09-25 21:00:21

By ERIK ROBINSON James Kardouni, a state environmental scientist, dumps nontoxic dye into Burnt Bridge Creek on Wednesday. By tracking the flow of the dye, he hopes to learn where shade trees might be planted and pinpoint sources of pollution.

2008-09-19 09:00:20

By Jeff Donn Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Pollution experts pressed a congressional panel Thursday for a new national approach that monitors the country's waters more broadly for the presence and impact of hundreds of recently detected contaminants from pharmaceuticals to fire retardants. Rep.

2008-09-18 18:00:29

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Lorien Onderdonk of the Water Environment Federation, +1- 703-535-5264, londerdonk@wef.org ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. EPA's Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water Benjamin H.

2008-08-27 12:00:55

By JULIE ANN GRIMM 'State of the art' treatment process in the works, officials say By Julie Ann Grimm The New Mexican Water drawn from the Rio Grande into Santa Fe's drinking supply will meet state and federal standards before it's delivered to customers.

2008-08-26 18:00:27

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Lori Harrison of Water Environment Federation, +1-703- 216-8565, lharrison@wef.org ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Environment Federation (WEF) will join with the International Water Association (IWA), U.S.

2008-08-22 03:00:23

By Crable, Ad The Conestoga River and its feeder streams, which meander across most of Lancaster County, are far from being fishable and swimmable as required by the federal Clean Water Act, according to the findings of a new state study.

2008-08-19 12:00:28

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today recipients of the company's 2008 Environmental Grant Program awards. A total of 18 projects will be supported by grants totaling more than $100,000.

2008-08-19 12:00:00

By Anonymous Sidewalks, parking lots and front lawns have rarely been cleaner, thanks to the relentless downpours of the past few weeks. But while the rain washed all kinds of messes off the land, it also flushed those same pollutants into Maine's coastal waters.

2008-08-18 21:00:17

By MARY ANN ALBRIGHT Before jumping into lake, pond or ocean water, check for signs warning of public health dangers. As temperatures rise, so too do water quality concerns. It's tempting to head to the lake, pond or beach for a dip, but there are some risks to consider.

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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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