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Ground Water Pollution

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What is Groundwater
•It is water that filters down
through soil and fills the space between
particles of rock and soil, and the cracks and fractures in underlying rock.
How does Groundwater contamination occur?
•when pollutants are released to the ground and make their way down into groundwater.
Water Cycle
•precipitation
•recharge or infiltration
•aquifer
•groundwater
•discharge area
•evaporation (up to the clouds)
•condensation
How can Groundwater become contaminated
from natural sources or numerous types of
human activities. Waste from residential,
commercial, industrial and agricultural
activities can seriously affect groundwater
quality
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