Families from all over central Indiana gathered at this year’s Earth Day festival on June 5 for a sunny day of activities focused on environmental topics such as recycling, conservation of natural resources and sustainable living. Rachel Walker of Mundell & Associates represented the Marion County Wellfield Education Corporation with a booth full of fun […]
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On June 24th at 10am EST, the Groundwater Foundation will present a FREE webinar to discuss the basis of groundwater and how attending to water wells is key to clean drinking water supplies.
Come see our booth at Earth Day this Saturday, June 5th 2021! We will be showcasing the Awesome Aquifer to show how groundwater can be affected by containments! The Earth Day Indiana Festival happening from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 5, which is also World Environmental Day. at Garfield Park in Indianapolis is […]
Reasons why you should not dispose of chemicals down drains Pipes, especially older pipes, can leak at connections or where they have been damaged. Often large pipes, like storm water pipes or really large sewage mains, are made out of concrete so at places where two pipes meet, there can be minor leaks. It’s not […]
What are pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs)? The Groundwater Foundation says pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are a diverse group of chemicals including: all human and veterinary drugs dietary supplements topical agents such as cosmetics and sunscreens laundry and cleaning products fragrances and all the “inert” ingredients that are part of these products Are […]
Nitrates occur both naturally in the environment and as a product of human activities. Private well and septic owners should take steps to prevent nitrate contamination, and its harmful effects to human health and the environment.