Posts Tagged ‘ well water ’

Stamford’s well testing project is making good progress

Jul 2nd, 2012 | By

The North Stamford Concerned Citizens for the Environment writes: A recent article in the Stamford Advocate made clear what has concerned us for the last three years – that groundwater contamination is a significant health concern that can be solved if only it gets the attention it deserves.  We are pleased to see this is

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Study Confirms Presence of Contaminants in Some New England Bedrock Groundwater, ID´s New Concerns, Determines Likely Locations

Jun 29th, 2012 | By

Potentially harmful levels of naturally occurring arsenic, uranium, radium, radon and manganese have been found in some bedrock groundwater that supplies drinking water wells in New England, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study. While the presence of contaminants, such as arsenic, in some groundwater was already known, this new study identifies several that hadn’t been previously identified. This new report also provides information on the type of bedrock geologic formations where high concentrations are most likely to be found, which will help identify areas most at risk of contamination.