USGS study find contaminants in private wells

More than one in every five private domestic wells sampled nationwide contain at least one contaminant at levels of potential health concern, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey. The study was released this morning. USGS scientists sampled about 2,100 private wells between 1991 and 2004 in 48 states and found that … Read more USGS study find contaminants in private wells

Climate change, runoff and love-struck lampreys

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to read the latest digest, or click on the links below to read the original articles. Climate change alters conservation strategies At the Blackwater National Wildlife … Read more Climate change, runoff and love-struck lampreys