Well Water

Apr 24 2012
Water brings life—but what if with each nourishing sip of water you took, you also risked your life? That is the case for the millions of people...
Apr 10 2012
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) will offer “Public Water Issues: A Conference for Communities, Contractors and Consulting Professionals,”...
Mar 27 2012
Homeowners with a private well as their primary drinking water source are responsible for ensuring the safety of their water. According to the U.S....
Mar 27 2012
Uncle Sam and the U.S. Army recently called for an enlistment, but not in the traditional sense. This time, they needed to design and install a...
Nov 30 2011
Finding potable water can be a difficult task for rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa. South African nongovernmental organization Roundabout...
Nov 4 2011
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released a report in August revealing that 20% of untreated water samples from wells across the U.S. contain...
Nov 4 2011
Hydrofracturing is not a new concept—in fact, it has been utilized by the gas and oil industries in the U.S. since the 1940s. Thanks to increased...
Nov 4 2011
In recent days, groundwater has been gaining attention. Increased hydraulic fracturing operations have caused controversy over potential methane gas...
Oct 26 2011
As I write this, the U.S. is in the wake of two natural disasters: the earthquake that rocked the East Coast on Aug. 23 and Hurricane Irene, which...
Apr 13 2011
Private wells are largely unregulated, and the task of ensuring safety is usually left up to the homeowner. A handful of states have regulations...
Nov 23 2010
About 105 million people in the U.S.—more than one-third of the nation’s population—receive their drinking water from about 140,000 public water...
Oct 28 2009
Related search terms from www.waterinfolink.com: well water, groundwater Well maintenance has historically been ignored until a significant amount of...
Apr 16 2009
Related search terms from www.waterinfolink.com: ground-water, well water, maintenance There are several quantitative measures of well performance,...
Apr 8 2009
Related search terms from www.waterinfolink.com: groundwater, well water Well maintenance has historically been ignored until wells experience a...
Oct 24 2008
When a new drinking water well is drilled, it is important to conduct tests in order to ensure the water will be safe and potable. There are usually...
Nov 9 2007
In rural areas across the country, particularly those where residents receive their water from a well, iron has been the predominant problem with the...
Jul 2 2007
Arsenic is a well-documented toxin and human carcinogen. Arsenic trioxide (As2O3) has been used with deadly effect throughout history as a poison...
Jul 2 2007
With a chainsaw, chisel and ice pick in hand, Max Bollkman Zuleta gives life to large blocks of crystal-clear ice. Zuleta moved from Caracas,...
Nov 30 2006
Source waters typically contain a number of contaminants that may affect the purity and quality of bottled water. Failure to effectively treat these...
Nov 2 2006
While water covers about 70% of the earth’s surface and is seemingly abundant, about 97.5% of that water is saltwater from the ocean. This water is...