- USGS scientists helping to restore depleted Armenian aquifer Updated: Apr-26-16 7:10 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Some South Dakota scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey are helping to restore a depleted aquifer in Armenia.
- State officials say Nevada groundwater wells OK in drought Updated: Apr-21-16 9:23 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Despite the ongoing drought across Nevada and much of the rest of the west, state officials say wells are in good shape.
- Florence copper mining project moves toward getting permit Updated: Apr-18-16 12:28 pm
FLORENCE, Arizona - State environmental regulators plan to issue a temporary but renewable aquifer-protection permit for an underground copper mining project in Florence.
- Feds: EPA fails to protect water from oilfield contamination Updated: Apr-13-16 10:42 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing in its mandate to protect underground drinking water reserves from oilfield contamination, according to a federal review singling out lax EPA oversight in California, where the state routinely allowed oil companies to dump wastewater into some drinking water aquifers.
- China report sounds alarm on groundwater pollution Updated: Apr-12-16 2:37 am
BEIJING - More than 80 percent of China's underground water drawn from relatively shallow wells used by farms, factories and mostly rural households is unsafe for drinking because of pollution, a government report says.