The Kenyan government and UNESCO on Wednesday announced the discovery of a potentially vast supply of underground water in the impoverished, drought-stricken extreme north of the country.
Scientists have devised a better way to protect groundwater from acids, heavy metals and toxic chemicals, helping to secure the Earth's main freshwater supply.
Methane-consuming microbes live deep underground in pristine aquifers, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the Environmental Protection Agency. This type of organism, which ...
Australian farmers want excess water from large floods to be 'banked' in aquifers, for use in dry times.
Australian scientists have devised a way to model polluted groundwater with computer simulation – and better protect the Earth's main fresh water supply.
(Phys.org) —Human activities are not the primary cause of arsenic found in groundwater in Bangladesh.
(Phys.org)—Australians may be asked to reduce their use of bore water in order to preserve their cherished native landscapes.
The controversial Keystone pipeline passed another hurdle Tuesday after the governor of Nebraska approved a new route that will avoid environmentally sensitive areas like the state's Sand Hills.
Water, water everywhere—just not in plastic bottles, says a town in the US state of Massachusetts.
For the first time researchers have identified the point where removing groundwater will damage the health of a forest.