water pollution

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water pollution

the contamination of lakes, rivers, and streams by industrial or community sources of pollutants.
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In 2005, EPA issued a Record of Decision outlining the cleanup action for the Site, including the extension of an alternate water supply from the City of Middletown Water Distribution System to address the overall area of Site-wide groundwater contamination.
After additional sampling was completed in 2002, the DEQ developed an area-wide risk assessment last year that indicated significant risk to human health from the remaining groundwater contamination at the former logging site.
Creosote was released onto the ground, where it seeped downward creating subsurface pools which serve as a continuing source of groundwater contamination.
Being introduced at the World of Concrete, the EnviroWash System is the only concrete washout solution that prevents nearly 90% of rainwater and groundwater contamination throughout the building process with patent-pending closed-loop concrete wastewater recycling, treatment and handling technology.
Stauffer conducted cleanup work beginning in 1982 to address certain groundwater contamination with a pump and treat system that continues to operate today.
Most of the wells monitored are not linked to groundwater contamination or environmental site investigations; however, some wells may require special considerations for groundwater contamination.
A Kern County Superior Court judge found no wrongdoing, but the state Court of Appeal invalidated the plan, saying it failed to address local groundwater contamination by perchlorate - a rocket fuel chemical.
The GEO treatment ensures the groundwater contamination will not migrate into the nearby Neversink River.
To counteract the environmental problems resulting from the industry--including groundwater contamination and toxic gas emissions--the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) was formed in 1982.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the start-up of a system that will remove and capture contaminants from soils that are the source of groundwater contamination at the A.
Critics of wet landfills point out that moister conditions increase the risk of pollution leakage and groundwater contamination.
Basin Water has developed a proprietary, scalable-ion-exchange wellhead treatment system that reduces groundwater contamination levels in an efficient, flexible and cost effective manner.

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