The contamination of groundwater, which
is a principal source of drinking water, is a serious health and
environmental problem in many areas of the United States and the
During this investigation you will learn:
- What is groundwater contamination?
- Why is it important for us to know about it?
- What are the sources of contamination?
- How does one investigate groundwater contamination?
- What are some ways to clean up and prevent groundwater contamination?
Example of Contamination from Hazardous Waste