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India Shuts Down Coca-Cola Plant for Extracting Too Much Groundwater

India Shuts Down Coca-Cola Plant for Extracting Too Much Groundwater | Groundwater | Scoop.it
Officials in Varanasi, India, have closed down the local Coca-Cola bottling factory after heated protests against the factory's overuse of groundwater.
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Pumping Central Valley’s ground water increases number of California’s earthquakes

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National Groundwater Awareness Week - National Groundwater Association

National Groundwater Awareness Week - National Groundwater Association | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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.
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AgriLife Research study: Salinization of groundwater resources in Texas is a growing concern

AgriLife Research study: Salinization of groundwater resources in Texas is a growing concern | Groundwater | Scoop.it

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.

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104-year-old act governing B.C.'s water supply will be updated, vows environment minister

104-year-old act governing B.C.'s water supply will be updated, vows environment minister | Groundwater | Scoop.it
B.C.’s environment minister released a statement Friday morning affirming the provincial government’s commitment to updating the province’s century-old Water Act.
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Aquifer supplying a third of U.S. irrigated groundwater depleting quickly: study

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U.S. Groundwater Consumption Accelerating

U.S. Groundwater Consumption Accelerating | Groundwater | Scoop.it

Aquifers across the United States are being drawn down at an increasing pace, finds a new study released today by the U.S. Geological Survey.

 

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A Moneyball Approach for Groundwater Monitoring Networks

A Moneyball Approach for Groundwater Monitoring Networks | Groundwater | Scoop.it
A U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist shows the way to smarter cuts and better data collection. Photo © U.S. Geological Survey/Alan Cressler Routine maintenance on a groundwater monitoring well in Brunswick, Georgia.
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Gaza Strip heading inexorably into water crisis

Gaza Strip heading inexorably into water crisis | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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Methane found in drinking water in Pennsylvania

Methane found in drinking water in Pennsylvania | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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Fracking risks to ground water assessed - Science News

Fracking risks to ground water assessed - Science News | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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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.
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Watching the Watershed | Storm Water Solutions

Watching the Watershed | Storm Water Solutions | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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.
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EPA sounds alarm on fracking in Wyoming

EPA sounds alarm on fracking in Wyoming | Groundwater | Scoop.it
The Environmental Protection Agency says chemicals from "fracking," a controversial method of extracting natural gas from the ground, have polluted groundwater in Wyoming.
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How ORP Sampling Helped Determine Arsenic in Drinking Water Wells

How ORP Sampling Helped Determine Arsenic in Drinking Water Wells | Groundwater | Scoop.it
Arsenic is one of the most common elements in the earth’s crust. How sampling ORP helped determine arsenic in private wells.
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AgriLife Research study: Distinct geographical pattern in Texas’ Ogallala Aquifer water quality | AgriLife Today

AgriLife Research study: Distinct geographical pattern in Texas’ Ogallala Aquifer water quality | AgriLife Today | Groundwater | Scoop.it

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.


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Unlined and Dangerous: Duke Energy’s 32 Coal Ash Ponds in North Carolina Pose a Threat to Groundwater

Unlined and Dangerous: Duke Energy’s 32 Coal Ash Ponds in North Carolina Pose a Threat to Groundwater | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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…
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New study shows nitrate leaches to groundwater for over five decades

New study shows nitrate leaches to groundwater for over five decades | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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Protect Your Groundwater Day - National Groundwater Association

Protect Your Groundwater Day - National Groundwater Association | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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.
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USGS Release: Health of U.S. Streams Reduced by Streamflow Modifications and Contaminants

USGS Release: Health of U.S. Streams Reduced by Streamflow Modifications and Contaminants | Groundwater | Scoop.it

A new USGS report describes how the health of our Nation’s streams is being degraded by streamflow modifications and elevated levels of nutrients and pesticides. 

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Groundwater war pits Wisconsin farms against fish

Groundwater war pits Wisconsin farms against fish | Groundwater | Scoop.it
Project: Wisconsin's groundwater Check out the project page for more coverage of the concerns about high-capacity wells' impact in the Central Sands,
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Fukushima radioactive groundwater readings have rocketed over the past three days

Fukushima radioactive groundwater readings have rocketed over the past three days | Groundwater | Scoop.it

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.

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Gas drilling taints groundwater

Gas drilling taints groundwater | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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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.
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German beer-makers are concerned about the impact of fracking on beer quality

German beer-makers are concerned about the impact of fracking on beer quality | Groundwater | Scoop.it
German brewers have sent a letter to various officials in Berlin to voice their concern that shale gas exploitation via fracking could endanger the water supply on which they depend.
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Hydraulic Fracturing Data Collection Tools Improve Environmental Reporting

Hydraulic Fracturing Data Collection Tools Improve Environmental Reporting | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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Groundwater challenges emerging around Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex

Groundwater challenges emerging around Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex | Groundwater | Scoop.it
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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

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