Despite cleanup efforts, groundwater springs contaminated with PCBs still flow into Stout's Creek.
groundwater irrigation has made area farmers rich, and kept countless towns alive across the high plains.
The toxins have polluted the groundwater and poisoned the soil.
Ponds, wetlands, groundwater and soil in and around the site were contaminated through the years with chemicals found in creosote.
And beware of tapping into groundwater for agriculture too, as that can have the same effect as a drought.
The PCBs spread to groundwater, and although few people live in the area, those that do get their water from wells.
Shoddy well construction is considered a primary cause of groundwater contamination at drilling sites.
Remember what we said above about tapping into groundwater?!
He lives in Denver, connected to real people in the real world like an oak tree to groundwater.
Water that collects or flows beneath the Earth's surface, filling the porous spaces in soil, sediment, and rocks. Groundwater originates from rain and from melting snow and ice and is the source of water for aquifers, springs, and wells. The upper surface of groundwater is the water table.