Aggressive pumping is draining aquifers, creating an opening for arsenic-contaminated water to leach into a major drinking-water aquifer that serves Hanoi, Vietnam, researchers say. ... read more >>
With many animals coming up dead on the Florida's Indian River Lagoon, Biologist and Scientist have been called out to investigate. With large rain fall, Lake Okeechobee has had to divert flow to canals which lead to Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic. The water has began to show algae blooms, dolphins turning up dead and now manatees as well. This has created a crisis to be called out in Florida ... read more >>
1. Radiation contaminated groundwater has been detected in wells near the Fukushima nuclear disaster site.
2. Very serious example of anthropogenic groundwater contamination due to inadequate infrastructure.
3. Groundwater movement is critical in this case because discharge of contaminated groundwater into ocean would amplify the problem.
4. Proposed solutions are in article. ... read more >>
Nine planned "mega-mines" in the Galilee basin region of Queensland would drain the area of 1,354bn litres of water, equivalent to two-and-a-half times the volume of Sydney harbour, threatening the future of dozens of farming communities, a new report has found. The study, undertaken by the anti-mining network Lock the Gate and overseen by Tom Crowthers, former general manager of water planning a ... read more >>
Making clean drinking water for everyone in the future is what would be most idea. Charity: Water is an organization that has raised one hundred million dollars to help finance water projects in most developing countries. It is “the largest water-focused nonprofit [organization] in the United States.” It has raised public awareness about the world’s water crisis. Charity: Water has created indivi ... read more >>
As Colorado reels from a prolonged flooding disaster that has killed at least six people and left hundreds unaccounted for, environmental groups warn of potential contamination by ruptured oil and gas industry infrastructure. They point to social media sites awash with photos of destroyed wells, tanks, and pipelines.
"Weld County, where the South Platt River has been flooding uncontrollably, ... read more >>
Holy water in Austria Unsafe for Drinking; Contains Fecal and Bacterial Contamination, Study : News : University Herald
In Austria, test have shown that Holy Water is unsafe for drinking. This is due to high levels of bacteria and fecal mater. From the University of Vienna, test were done on 21 holy springs in Austria and 18 fonts in Vienna . The test show unhealthy levels of bacteria in the water. ... read more >>
Fracking is a technique to extract shale gas from the earth by forcing water, laden with a cocktail of hazardous chemicals, into the rock under high pressure. This releases shale gas, as well as toxic gases such as methane, salts and metals. Fracking causes earthquakes, contamination of aquifers, leakage of toxic chemicals into the ground, air pollution, increased road traffic and significantly c ... read more >>