Archive for March 7, 2016
Groundwater contamination is a very serious issue as it can have very serious health consequences. Illnesses like hepatitis and dysentery can come from septic tank waste contamination. The toxins that can get into the well water can actually be poisonous. Another problem with groundwater contamination is that wildlife can be harmed by drinking it. There are several possible sources of groundwater contamination.
- Storage Tanks
A lot of oil and chemicals and gasoline and other types of liquid are contained in storage tanks sometimes above and sometimes below ground. There are approximately 10 million storage tanks all over the United Stat