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Groundwater quality in the Coastal Los Angeles Basin, California

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3096/

The occurrence of solvents in the groundwater is not correlated with current overlying land use and human activities. Rather, the solvents are from legacy industrial uses, and it has taken decades for the groundwater to move to where it is now pumped.

by Fram, Miranda S. and Belitz, Kenneth
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3096
Related topics:
Chemical analysis, Dissolved organic compounds, Groundwater, Groundwater quality, Hydrology, Water chemistry, Aquifers
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Los Angeles, Orange

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