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USGS groundwater water pollution contamination 2011 report arsenic manganese radon uranium

The Stream, January 30: After Cyclone, Water Supplies Tight in Brisbane

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Storms spawned by Tropical Cyclone Oswald created "record turbidity…
USGS groundwater water pollution contamination 2011 report arsenic manganese radon uranium

The Crash of the Growth Wave Forces Cities and Towns to Raise Water Rates

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The exurbs of Minnesota’s Twin Cities are the latest examples…
USGS groundwater water pollution contamination 2011 report arsenic manganese radon uranium

The Stream, July 17: Drought in the United States

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Low water levels in the Mississippi River have prompted salt…
USGS groundwater water pollution contamination 2011 report arsenic manganese radon uranium

The Stream, July 12: Reforms in the UK Water Sector

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Flood protection will cost the United Kingdom at least $1.3 billion…
USGS groundwater water pollution contamination 2011 report arsenic manganese radon uranium

The Stream, July 9: Floods in Europe

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Floods and landslides have killed more than 150 people in the…
USGS groundwater water pollution contamination 2011 report arsenic manganese radon uranium

The Stream, May 15: America's Most Endangered Rivers

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The Potomac River is the most endangered river in the United…

The Price of Water 2012: 18 Percent Rise Since 2010, 7 Percent Over Last Year in 30 Major U.S. Cities

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Rates have increased in many cities, but local conditions dictate by how much and how the increase is distributed. Chicago prices are up nearly 25 percent, while Los Angeles is down by 9 percent.
USGS groundwater water pollution contamination 2011 report arsenic manganese radon uranium

The Stream, April 23: Water Rates in the United States

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Water rates will be slowly but steadily rising in the United…

Not So Wet: England Grapples With Worst Drought in 30 Years

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Dry times in southeastern England are seasoned with the favorite flavors of leaders in the arid American West: drought declarations, water restrictions, a desalination plant, and talk of piping "surplus" water to the south.
USGS groundwater water pollution contamination 2011 report arsenic manganese radon uranium

The Stream, December 19: The Price of Reliable Water in Texas

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The Texas state water plan, released every five years, recommends…
USGS groundwater water pollution contamination 2011 report arsenic manganese radon uranium

The Stream, November 29: New Water Blueprint for Australia's Food Bowl

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ABC Australia has published the Murray-Darling Basin Authority's…
USGS groundwater water pollution contamination 2011 report arsenic manganese radon uranium

USGS Report: Trace Elements Exceed Health Standards in 20 Percent of U.S. Water Wells

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Utilities are required by law to treat water to national standards, but no such controls exist for private wells, where the risk from contaminants is greater.