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Ground Water and Wetlands
Where is groundwater stored
in rock and sediment below earth's surface
consumption of water is largest in what country?
The united states it has more than doubled in consumption in the last decade
What is groundwater?
water that is present in rocks or unconsolidated materials below eathes surface
What is mineral water?
What that can dissolve rocks becuase it is relatively high proportion of dissovled minerals.
TDS stands for? and means what?
Total Dissolved Solids- represents a measure of how manyh minerals are present in water.
to be labeled mineral water it must have 250 parts per million (ppm) TDS
contains less than 10 ppm TDS and is essentially free of all minerals
Woburn, Massachusetts- what happened here?
W.R. Grace contaminated the wells. 8 million to each of the families. But others had to pay up to 70 million to clean everything up.