Groundwater and Non-Point Pollution: Key Water Quality Issues of the 1980's

by Eugene E. Dallaire, Assoc. Editor; Civil Engineering Magazine, New York, NY 10017,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1980, Vol. 50, Issue 9, Pg. 71-74

Document Type: Feature article


Problems of the '80s will include: (1)A major effort to bring municipalities into compliance with clean water laws. So far only 40% of the municipalities are in compliance; (2)a comprehensive groundwater protection act. 50% of U.S. drinking water comes from groundwater and our groundwater is being polluted; and (3)methods to deal with non-point source pollution.

Subject Headings: Groundwater pollution | Nonpoint pollution | Groundwater quality | Municipal water | Groundwater | Drinking water | Water quality | Clean Water Act

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