New Estimate Finds Less Fresh Groundwater in U.S. Than Previously Assumed

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A new study demonstrates that fresh groundwater, in eastern states as well as those west of the Mississippi, is shallower than previously thought and thus less abundant.

PFAS: What You Need To Know

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Chemical contaminants called PFAS, toxic to humans at minuscule doses, are the tip of the spear for threats to groundwater in Michigan and nationally.

Infographic: Household Wells in the United States

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Thirteen percent of Americans, some 42 million people, use a household well for their water supply.

Michigan's Groundwater Emergency

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Groundwater in Michigan is “compromised and deteriorated.”

Michigan PFAS by the numbers: How much is unsafe?

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Confusion runs rampant about PFAS dangers. The federal government and states can’t agree on how much is unsafe for states. Here’s a primer on what’s known so far.

Drip by Drip, Septic Systems Foul Michigan Waters

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The state relies on backyard sewage treatment more than most.

Fastest-Growing Michigan County Reckons With Groundwater Pollution and Depletion

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Ottawa County leaders recognize the need to act on groundwater.

Thirsty Cities Drill for Water

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When reservoirs drop, cities turn to groundwater.

Water-Stressed Beijing Exhausts Its Options

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After depleting groundwater reserves, China's capital is becoming increasingly reliant on water pumped from the country's flood-prone South.

U.S. Courts Issue Contradictory Rulings on Groundwater and the Clean Water Act

Courts grapple with pollution cases that pit the law against nature.

NASA Ends Trailblazing Satellite Mission that Revealed Global Groundwater Trends

Due to old age and battery failure, NASA terminates the GRACE…