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Septic Systems Contaminate Groundwater in Carson Valley, Nevada

December 5, 2013 - in Projects, Water

A recent study in Nevada's Carson Valley by the U.S. Geological Survey confirms that septic tanks are contaminating groundwater in the region with concentrations of nitrates, posing human health risks from contaminated drinking water. Conducted on a larger…

Land Subsidence Poses Risk to Water Infrastructure in California’s San Joaquin Valley

November 19, 2013 - in Maintenance, Projects, Water

Extensive groundwater pumping from San Joaquin Valley aquifers is increasing the rate of land subsidence, or sinking. This large-scale and rapid subsidence…