EPA Investigating Possibility of Lead Contamination of Ground Water from State Shooting Range in Sweet Valley

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found lead migrated off site from the State Game Lands 206 range along Patla Round and took water samples from runoff to test for elevated levels of the metal that can cause adverse health effects in people.

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Study Shows Widespread Contamination in Central NSW and Other Areas From Use of Lead in Water Supply Pipelines

A new study has found use of lead solder joints in an above ground water supply pipeline has resulted in environmental contamination across a 70km stretch of land in central New South Wales.

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State Admits That Thousands of Oil Wells Are Dumping into Protected Aquifers

In a stunning admission, the California Environmental Protection Agency wrote on Monday that state officials have allowed thousands of oil and fracking wells to dump waste water into protected underground aquifers.

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Wrong Steps could Aggravate Jaffna Water Contamination Issue – Northern Power

MTD Walkers PLC – the parent company of Northern Power Co (Pvt) Ltd, announced that if wrong steps are taken pursuant to rumours and sentiment-driven agitation, the issue of ground water contamination in Jaffna would not improve but might in fact aggravate.

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State Looking to Clean Up Lead Contamination

The DEP is saying bullet shell casings are leading to lead contamination in the soil and ground water at Black Moshannon State Park.

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Shallow Groundwater Can be Contaminated by Wastewater

In a new USGS study that was conducted in Fourmile Creek near Des Moines, Iowa, the results showed that shallow groundwater can still be contaminated by treated wastewater

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Phoenix Residents Concerned About Drinking Water, Want Action Taken

Donald Hook has lived in Phoenix for less than a year. He said it didn’t take long to figure out something was different about his drinking water.

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Groundwater Bill Opens Door to Restrictions on Wells

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed several bills that will for the first time regulate the pumping of groundwater, opening the door to restrictions on wells.

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Ogoni: Nigerian Government Criticized for Disregarding Impact of Oil Pollution

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) criticized the Nigerian Federal Government’s lacking implementation of measures to save the Ogoni environment. Three years have passed since the United Nations Environment Programme submitted their report where oil pollution in surface and ground water was found to be as high as 900 times the safety limits set by the World Health Organisation.

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Water Board Sues Grumman Over Toxins

Bethpage Water District officials recently filed a federal lawsuit against Northrop Grumman Corp., claiming the company’s facilities caused “irreparable harm” by creating a toxic plume that has contaminated the groundwater, costing the district millions of dollars and threatening more than 33,000 customers in Bethpage, Old Bethpage, Farmingdale, Levittown and Plainview.

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Kenya finds ’70 year supply’ of water in desert region.

The basin has a surface area larger than Suffolk and holds billions of liters of water that add up to close to ten times Kenya’s current reserves.

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