USGS to Discuss New Study on Potential for Groundwater to be Corrosive-Press Conference

Release Date:

On Wednesday, July 13, USGS will release a nationwide study that ranks states’ potential for having corrosive groundwater.

On Wednesday, July 13, USGS will release a nationwide study that ranks states’ potential for having corrosive groundwater. The USGS will explain how data from more than 20,000 wells was used to determine the potential for corrosivity in untreated groundwater.

Corrosive groundwater, if untreated, can dissolve lead and other metals from pipes and plumbing fixtures.

WHAT: Press call on groundwater corrosivity in the United States

WHEN: 12:00 PM ET, Wednesday, July 13, 2016

SPEAKERS: 

  • Steve Moulton, National Water Quality Assessment Project
  • Ken Belitz, Project Lead for Groundwater Corrosivity Study

Call-In Information:  

  • Call-In Number: 888-324-3183
  • Passcode: 7138407