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Groundwater and enteric disease: Could enteric pathogens be present in wells in PA?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

Globally, approximately 2.2 billion people rely on groundwater for daily consumption. Approximately 4 million people in Pennsylvania rely on private wells. It is widely accepted that groundwater typically represents a more pristine source of water for human consumption...

Nitrates in Groundwater Webcast, May 18

Friday, May 18, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Mark Risse, Rhonda Miller

Agriculture relies on the addition of nitrogen in the form of commercial fertilizers and manure to maintain current production levels. Nitrates, a form of nitrogen, can leach through the soil contaminating groundwater, potentially harming human health. Recent California...