ground water


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ground water

underground water that has come mainly from the seepage of surface water and is held in pervious rocks
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Although the current county-based Ground Water Pollution Potential mapping program is funded primarily by the Clean Water Act Section 319 grants administered by Ohio EPA, there is currently only one Ohio/US EPA program in Ohio that statutorily requires input from the DRASTIC mapping effort.
The concentration of these heavy metals in ground water, sludge and sewage samples were determined.
Contaminated ground water is pumped from the ground (thus it is an ex situ technology) and air is forced through water to strip the volatile contaminants from the ground water.
Currently government is encouraging farmers to install community tubewells in the areas where the ground water is of better quality.
They claim that Israel's pumping of ground water near the Gaza strip has caused the severe salination of the wells in Gaza.
In addition to the many concurrent technical sessions, the event will feature two general sessions including Day-One: Groundwater Sustainability, presenters include: Linda McGregor, Chief, Watershed Protection Branch at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources; Jim Kennedy, Georgia State Geologist; William "Brad" Carver, Environmental Attorney; Greg Koch, Director of Global Water Stewardship for the Coca-Cola Company; William "Bill" Alley, Chief, Office of Groundwater for the USGA; and Cynthia Dougherty, Director of the USEPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.
According to the data compiled by the Central Ground Water Board, fresh groundwater was available at just a little below 20 feet in 1977.
He underlined that in the 12th Five-Year Plan, priority will be given to prevent misuse of ground water in the country.
The problem is that the ground water that sustains all the riparian vegetation in the upper San Pedro River valley--and all the people and animals who live there--is being pumped out faster than it's being replenished," explains Scott.
Under the settlement, Wall Herald, a privately held corporation, will reimburse EPA for its investigation of soil and ground water at the site and the development of the cleanup plan.

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