Groundwater Contamination

Authored by: Charles W. Fetter

Fresh Water and Watersheds

Print publication date:  June  2020
Online publication date:  May  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138337565
eBook ISBN: 9780429441042
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9780429441042-19

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Abstract

Contamination can be defined as the presence of a biological or chemical agent in groundwater in such a concentration that it renders water unfit for a particular use. Contaminants can be from both anthropogenic and natural sources.

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