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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…

California Aquifer Study Finds High Contentration of Nitrates in the Groundwater

September 27, 2013 - in Projects, Water

Nitrate was detected at high concentrations in 10 percent of the aquifer system used for public supply in coastal areas of Santa Barbara and San Luis…