The National Ground Water Association is the hallmark organization for anyone affiliated with the groundwater industry. A nonprofit organization, NGWA is composed of U.S. and international groundwater professionals — contractors, scientists and engineers, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers.
Degrading potable groundwater quality is a growing concern in Texas, as about 15 percent of all domestic wells in the state are at risk due to high salinity, according to a recent Texas A&M AgriLife Research study.
Phys.Org Fracking risks to ground water assessed - Science News Phys.Org Dr. Vidic said it is possible that some of the water could reach the drinking water aquifers at shallower levels through cracks in the rock.
After receiving a text message indicating a real-time spike in ammonium and conductivity, field technicians in Greenville County, S.C., dropped what they were doing to track the potential illicit discharge.
This study indicates that in addition to aquifer depletion, groundwater contamination in this region should be taken into consideration when developing and implementing strategies for sustainable crop production, Ale said.
Duke Energy’s coal ash pond in Eden, N.C., which dumped 39,000 tons of poisonous sludge and slurry into the Dan River on Feb. 2 — the third-largest such spill in U.S. history — has refocused national attention on the environmental damage these holding ponds can render. But the damage isn’t just confined to when the…
Toxic radioactive substances in groundwater at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant have rocketed over the past three days, its operator said, admitting it did not know where the leak was coming from.
Nature.com Gas drilling taints groundwater Nature.com As shale-gas operations expand across the United States, industry officials and environmentalists are at loggerheads over whether or not shale-gas extraction can contaminate groundwater.
Two Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists recently completed an evaluation of groundwater resources in the Trinity and Woodbine aquifers under the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and published their findings