Natural effects and human activities can both cause groundwater pollution. Here, we’ve shared 9 potential sources of groundwater pollution to be aware of.
If you’re dependent on your own private well water supply for drinking water, there’s a good chance that you’re also dependent on a private septic system to manage your waste.
Industries that produce hazardous waste are legally required to adhere to strict waste disposal practices.
- Swimming pool chemicals - Gasoline - Paint thinners - Industrial chemicals
If these materials are disposed of incorrectly, pollutants may be carried by rainfall to other areas and may seep through the earth into groundwater supplies.
There are a few reasons why underground storage tanks might pollute your groundwater. Your well might be positioned too close to a tank.
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