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Groundwater: Minnesota Dept. of Health

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The Minnesota Department of Health is concerned about the health risks of chemicals that may contaminate groundwater used as drinking water in Minnesota.

MLA Citation: Minnesota Department of Health. "Groundwater: Minnesota Dept. of Health." Minnesota Department of Health. Minnesota Department of Health, 15 Sept. 2011. Web. [enter today's date here, in this format: 14 Nov. 2011]. <http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/groundwater/index.html>.

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National drinking water regulations

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National drinking water regulations, 2007.

MLA Citation: United States of America. Archives and Records Administration. Government Printing Office. Federal Register. By Federal Register. 47th ed. Vol. 72. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2007. Print.

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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - Water

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"Water is one of Minnesota's most abundant and precious resources. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency helps protect our water by monitoring i..."

MPCA's water page.

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Natural Resources Defense Council's position paper on contaminants in tap water

http://www.nrdc.org/water/drinking/uscities/pdf/chap05.pdf

 

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Common Water Contaminants

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This is a commercial site focused on selling water purifiers.

"Learn about common water contaminants in North America, the problems they cause, and how to treat them through home water filters, purifiers, and purification technologies like reverse osmosis, activated carbon, and ultraviolet."

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Sources of groundwater contamination graphic

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NSF Consumer Information: Contaminant Guide

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Here is a list of many of the common contaminants that can be found in public and private drinking water supplies.

NSF is a non-profit organization seeking food safety.

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Drinking Water and Groundwater Publications - WDNR

The Wisconsin DNR (Department of Natural Resources) site with links to brochures about various water contaminants, including pesticides, arsenic, bacteriological, iron, lead, and nitrates.

"Publications relating to drinking water... '

MLA Citation: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. "Drinking Water and Groundwater Publications - WDNR." Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource, 12 Sept. 2011. Web. [enter today's date here, in this format: 14 Nov. 2011]. <http://dnr.wi.gov/org/water/dwg/pubbro.htm>.

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Drinking Water Contaminants | Drinking Water Contaminants | US EPA

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Here’s the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) page about drinking water contaminants.

MLA Citation (change access date to today's date): United States Environmental Protection Agency. "Drinking Water Contaminants | Drinking Water Contaminants | US EPA." Home | Water | US EPA. United States Environmental Protection Agency, 30 Sept. 2011. Web. [today's date here, in this format:14 Nov. 2011]. <http://water.epa.gov/drink/contaminants/index.cfm>.

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FS-027-01--A Primer on Water Quality

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United States Geological Survey. Basic article about water quality and how it is measured.

MLA Citation: Corgy, Gail E. "FS-027-01--A Primer on Water Quality." USGS Publications Warehouse. U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey, Mar. 2001. Web. [enter today's date here, in this format: 14 Nov. 2011]. <http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/fs-027-01/>.

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