Scientists studying pseudoscorpions living in aquifers in north-west Australia have found each aquifer is home to unique species that evolved in isolation, despite having a common ancestor.
Every minute in the United States, power plants that generate electricity use nearly triple the amount of water that surges over Niagara Falls during that same time, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
In the course of the last few decades, the oxygen concentration levels in aquifers in the Swiss Plateau have dropped irregularly. Results of the National Research Programme "Sustainable Water Management" (NRP 61) suggest ...
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.