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Mar 18 2019
The city of Lincoln, Neb., has urged residents and businesses to conserve drinking water after flooding along the Platte River impacted some of the…
New study investigates the relationship between well water contamination and agriculture
New study investigates the relationship between well water contamination and agriculture
Feb 28 2019
New research by a U.S. Department of Agriculture microbiologist found that nitrate and coliform mostly enter well water supplies through agriculture…
Michigan township bans well water at new developments
Michigan township bans well water at new developments
Feb 25 2019
Allendale Township, Mich., voted to require new developments to connect to municipal water lines instead of using well water. The new rule is in…
New study finds groundwater reserves are dwindling in the face of climate change
New study finds groundwater reserves are dwindling in the face of climate change
Jan 23 2019
A new study by a team of international researchers and published in the journal Nature Climate Change found that only half of all groundwater…
Wisconsin plans to form a water quality task force to address well water contamination
Wisconsin plans to form a water quality task force to address well water contamination
Jan 4 2019
On Jan. 3, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos promised to create a state water quality task force after a study was released which found that 42%…
Dec 3 2018
This year’s Atlantic and Pacific hurricane season was the most active ever recorded, shattering the previous record set in 1992. Hurricane Florence,…
Nitrate task force makes recommendations for improving water quality
Nitrate task force makes recommendations for improving water quality
Oct 15 2018
The La Crosse County, Wis., Nitrate Well Water Task Force completed a nitrate exposure report which found that groundwater in the towns of Onalaska…
Wisconsin community discovers radium contamination in drinking water
Wisconsin community discovers radium contamination in drinking water
Oct 3 2018
On Sept. 17, the Brookfield Water Utility notified residents of Brookfield, Wis., of radium contamination in drinking water exceeding federal…
Study finds no link between fracking and groundwater contamination
Study finds no link between fracking and groundwater contamination
Sep 26 2018
Researchers from the University of Texas found no connection between natural gas fracking and elevated levels of methane found in some North Texas…
WQA activates crisis response blog for water quality
WQA activates crisis response blog for water quality
Sep 13 2018
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) has activated its crisis response blog to assist members and the public with frequent updates about the aftermath of…
May 24 2018
The occurrence of contaminants in groundwater is a large-scale public health issue, causing both acute and chronic illnesses. In the U.S., public…
May 3 2018
The Water Well Trust announced the completion of its 100th water well since the program began in 2012. Funded by USDA Household Water Well System…
Apr 26 2018
As winter turns to spring, the inevitable combination of snowmelt and rain events brings with it the risk of groundwater contamination for well…
Mar 30 2018
On March 28, Lake Elmo, Minn., closed a second city well as a result of per- and polyfluoralkyl substance (PFAS) groundwater contamination. This…
Mar 26 2018
Wastewater from homes contains a cocktail of chemicals that need to be removed or reduced prior to treated water’s release back into the environment…
Feb 13 2018
Sewage from cesspools in Hawaii have threatened drinking water quality, coral reefs and beach health. According to the Wall Street Journal, Hawaii…
Feb 9 2018
The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) announced this year’s National Groundwater Awareness Week (#GWAW2018) will take place March 11 to 17,…
Dec 11 2017
Private well owners near the Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., are still drinking bottled water seven months after high levels of perfluorinated…
Dec 5 2017
Nebraska has updated regulations protecting water quality for the first time in 20 years. The proposed changes would control groundwater pumping and…
Nov 29 2017
On Nov. 27, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a lower court decision that granted groundwater rights beneath a Native American reservation to…
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