Wisconsin geologists are testing using drones equipped with thermal cameras to measure shallow soil depths in areas prone to groundwater contamination.
Inhabitants of Bangladesh have deepened drinking water wells to avoid extracting arsenic-rich groundwater from shallow aquifers, but these may not be free from pollution either.
Simulation of charged species reactive transport in complex physically and electrostatically heterogeneous porous media is possible with a multiple continua approach coupled to a geochemical code.
A revised definition of which waters can be protected from pollution by the federal government ignores established science.
New research suggests that an accurate prediction of colloidal particle mobilization in the environment should account for the effect of clustering.
A hidden trove of groundwater is left over from the last ice age.
While vast volumes of fresh groundwater are located offshore, pumping these reserves can also deplete on-shore aquifers and cause land subsidence.
Karst, Groundwater Contamination, and Public Health: Moving Beyond Case Studies; San Juan, Puerto Rico, 27 January to 1 February 2016
Announced initiatives included funding for water research, development, and infrastructure projects; the launch of a new National Water Model; and the release of a drought resilience action plan.
Researchers are developing a porous concrete filter to pull harmful dissolved metals out of water.