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Groundwater quality in selected Stream Valley aquifers, western United States

April 5, 2021

Groundwater provides nearly 50 percent of the Nation’s drinking water. To help protect this vital resource, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Project assesses groundwater quality in aquifers that are important sources of drinking water. The Stream Valley aquifers constitute one of the important aquifer systems being evaluated.

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