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Date published: August 17, 2006

Technical Announcement : USGS Findings Released - Chemical Quality of Self-Supplied Domestic Well Water

USGS scientists evaluated a range of inorganic and organic contaminants in domestic wells from every state and Puerto Rico.

Inorganic compounds arsenic (11 percent) and nitrate (8 percent) exceeded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's drinking water standards in well water most often while uranium, mercury, and fluoride also exceeded standards at a smaller percentage.

Date published: August 17, 2006

Technical Announcement : USGS Findings Released—Chemical Quality of Self-Supplied Domestic Well Water

USGS scientists evaluated a range of inorganic and organic contaminants in domestic wells from every state and Puerto Rico.

Date published: November 9, 2005

Technical Announcement: USGS Releases Bacteria Data on Lake Pontchartrain

In response to public concern for the water quality of Lake Pontchartrain following Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Date published: June 28, 2005

USGS Announces Mineral Research Grants

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announces the recipients of the second year of the Mineral Resources External Research Program, a grant and/or cooperative agreement opportunity designed to support minerals research. The grant award is split among six topics that support the goals of the Mineral Resources Program and deliver products within one year.

Date published: July 13, 1999

USGS Seeks to Place Geographic Information Officer

At the lightning pace of today’s digital world, rivers of data flow from a multitude of sources and form torrents of information that can rapidly overwhelm people and enterprises. How can so much information be managed to meet the needs of organizations and customers? "Place" is one answer, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).